Sports Medicine Clinic

We offer a Sports Medicine Clinic here at the Family Medicine Center. Dr. Harry Stafford, CAQSM is the primary attending physician. Appointments are available. Please call 919-966-0210 to schedule.



THE Best Care in Musculoskeletal Medicine

from the high level athlete to the

weekend warrior

Services Offered

Musculoskeletal Ultrasound:

  • Cutting edge technologysports med
  • Allows us to locate muscle tendons and help place medication in the appropriate location

Fracture management that includes:

  • Casting and splinting servicesOnsite x-ray service
  • Bracing of joints to help you function better while you recover from your injuries
  • Includes custom bracing

On site Physical Therapy


  • For the treatment of tendonopathy 

Management of sports medicine injuries and illnesses that include:

  • Concussion
  • Heat Illness
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Ligamentous and joint injuries of the body

Platelet-rich Plasma Treatment

Sports Nutrition Consults

Specializes in the prevention, assessment, and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injuries

  • Liaision between local high school athletic trainers and UNC Family Medicine


Community Outreach

UNC Family Medicine Sports Medicine is working hard to create and maintain a relationship with the community in the Triangle Area. We actively support student-athletes by offering pre-participation physicials, physician coverage of games and other local events, and complete medical treatment for primary care and sports medicine related health issues. Our research focuses on areas such as nutrition, sickle cell trait, and EKG trace differences in different ethnicities. We have strong relationships with the following schools and organizations: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina Central University, Shaw University, Saint Augustine's College, East Chapel Hill High School, and North Carolina Special Olympics.

Please click the link:

Durham Public Schools Sports Physical Form

Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Sports Physical Form

Patient Information

Click below for detailed information related to common sports related injuries:

Lateral Ankle Sprains

Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow)

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

Platelet Rich Plasma Treatment

Subacromial Bursitis

Trochanteric Bursitis