Sports Medicine

Our board-certified sports medicine physician provides complete non-operative care of sports and activity-related conditions of muscle, bone, joints and nervous system for adults and adolescents. He specializes in guided diagnostic and therapeutic injections utilizing musculoskeletal ultrasound, x-ray and electro-diagnostic medicine.

Erik S. Brand, M.D., M.Sc. – Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation for Sports Medicine

Sports medicine Issaquah
Dr. Brand is a board-certified sports medicine physician. He provides complete non-operative care of sports and activity-related conditions of muscle, bone, joints and nervous system for adults and adolescents. He specializes in guided diagnostic and therapeutic injections utilizing musculoskeletal ultrasound, x-ray and electro-diagnostic medicine.

Dr. Brand has served as a Sports Medicine Doctor for the London Olympics and Paralympics, The Boston Marathon and Head of the Charles Regatta helping them train 25% of the Australian Olympic Team in 2006. He has also provided sports medicine coverage to multiple teams at the high-school and collegiate levels.

Dr. Brand has multiple publications and presentations on sports medicine, recently speaking on rowing biomechanics at Harvard and The Mayo Clinic. He also served as a voice of the National Physical Activity Plan.

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Philosophy of Care

A former national champion rower at University of Washington and rower-turned-coach at University of Oxford, Dr. Brand sees himself as a “medical coach;” employing a holistic approach that emphasizes listening, individualized treatment, education and coordination of care with a multi-disciplinary team of specialists focused on injury prevention, rehabilitation and performance enhancement. His goal is to help facilitate wellness, life-long activity and quality lifestyle.

Clinical Interests / Special Procedures Performed

Acute Pain Management, Back/Spine Injuries, Carpal Tunnel/Peripheral Nerve, Cervical Spine Problems/Proc., Cervical/Lumbar Degenerative Disorders, Diagnostic Pain Management, Disc Problems, Electro-diagnostic Medicine, Electromyography (EMG), Epidural Steroid Injection, Frozen Shoulder, Heel Pain, Interventional Pain Management, Knee Injuries, Limb Numbness, Limb Pain, Meniscal Tear, Musculoskeletal, Musculoskeletal Injuries, Neck Pain, Nerve Conduction Studies (NCV), Numbness, Rotator Cuff, Sciatica, Shoulder Injuries, Sports Injuries, Sports Medicine and Ultrasound.

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