Sports Medicine


New West Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Screening Clinic

The New West Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Screening Clinic is located on the second floor with Dr. Carl Shearer, a CASM certified sports medicine specialists.  As such, they require a referral from your family doctor to accept appointments.

Sport and Exercise Medicine

Sport and Exercise Medicine is a specialty of medicine that applies to all aspects of physical activity.  Sport and Exercise Medicine physicians hold a diploma in Sport Medicine from the Canadian Academy of Sport and Exercise Medicine.  Having primary training in family medicine and emergency medicine these specialists are ideally prepared to work closely with patients to diagnose injuries, and develop treatment plans allowing for optimal return to activity.

As Sport and Exercise Medicine is a specialty, patients are required to have a referral from a general practice physician (family doctor) to book an appointment.

Sport and activity related injuries treated by Sport and Exercise Physicians include the following areas:

  • Foot & Ankle
  • Knee
  • Hip & Pelvis
  • Abdominal
  • Shoulder
  • Arm & Wrist
  • Head & Neck
  • Concussion