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Darin S. Rutherford, MD

Sports Medicine

Certification:

  • American Board of Family Medicine/Sports Medicine
  • Certified in musculoskeletal sonography by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Medical School:

University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City

Residency:

St. Mary's Family Practice Residency Program, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Fellowship:

Primary care sports medicine: Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Additional areas of special interest include:

  • Medical care of athletes at all ages and all levels of participation
  • Comprehensive medical care for athletes, sports teams or active individuals who are simply looking to maintain a healthy lifestyle
  • Prevention and care of musculoskeletal injuries and medical conditions encountered in sports
  • Return to play decision-making
  • Diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound
  • Musculoskeletal ultrasound-guided procedures
  • Tenex Health TX® percutaneous tenotomy
  • Acute and overuse musculoskeletal injuries
  • Nonsurgical care – approximately 85% of musculoskeletal injuries
  • Sprains and strains
  • Tendinitis, tendinosis and tendinopathy (Achilles, foot and ankle, knee, elbow, hand and wrist)
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Rotator cuff and other shoulder injuries
  • Exertional compartment pressure testing
  • Sports-related concussions

More information:

Dr. Rutherford is a leader in the organization, management and provision of medical care for individual, team, and mass sporting events. He serves as a team physician for Janesville school district’s high school athletic programs, Beloit College athletics, Beloit Snappers baseball and the Janesville Jets junior hockey team.

Articles:

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"I work closely with orthopedic surgery specialists, athletic trainers, strength and conditioning specialists and physical therapists in caring for athletes and active individuals of all ages."