Dr. Timothy Shelton specializes in interventional pain management, sports medicine in Acworth, Georgia.
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Dr. Timothy Shelton identified specializing in
Interventional Pain Management and 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.. He obtained board certification from The American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
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Dr. Shelton attended medical school at St Mary's School of Medicine and graduated in 2003 having 11 years experience.
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