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Dr. David Coons DO

Sports Medicine Specialists in Tacoma, WA

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Dr. David Coons specializes in sports medicine, orthopedic surgery in Tacoma, Washington.

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 Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise

Dr. David Coons identified specializing in Sports MedicineSports Medicine
An internist trained to be responsible for continuous care in the field of sports medicine, not only for the enhancement of health and fitness, but also for the prevention of injury and illness. A sports medicine physician must have knowledge and experience in the promotion of wellness and the prevention of injury. Knowledge about special areas of medicine such as exercise physiology, biomechanics, nutrition, psychology, physical rehabilitation, epidemiology, physical evaluation, injuries (treatment and prevention and referral practice), and the role of exercise in promoting a healthy life style are essential to the practice of sports medicine. The sports medicine physician requires special education to provide the knowledge to improve the health care of the individual engaged in physical exercise (sports) whether as an individual or in team participation.
and Orthopedic SurgeryOrthopedic Surgery
An orthopaedic surgeon is trained in the preservation, investigation and restoration of the form and function of the extremities, spine, and associated structures by medical, surgical, and physical means. An orthopaedic surgeon is involved with the care of patients whose musculoskeletal problems include congenital deformities, trauma, infections, tumors, metabolic disturbances of the musculoskeletal system, deformities, injuries, and degenerative diseases of the spine, hands, feet, knee, hip, shoulder, and elbow in children and adults. An orthopaedic surgeon is also concerned with primary and secondary muscular problems and the effects of central or peripheral nervous system lesions of the musculoskeletal system.
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 Hospital Affiliation

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Dr. Coons is affiliated with 2 hospitals:

St. Joseph Medical Center
1717 S J St
Tacoma, WA 98405

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 Education

Dr. Coons attended medical school at Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences and graduated in 1996 having 18 years experience.

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