Sports Medicine

Keeping You in the Game


Sports medicine is the branch of medicine specific to the prevention and treatment of injuries and illnesses resulting from the training for and participation in athletic activities.

North Jersey Orthopaedic Institute (NJOI) has an elite team who specialize in all aspects of sports medicine, including shoulder replacement. Our seasoned professionals are recognized for their expertise and outstanding care for athletes of all ages and activity levels.

Conditions We Treat

Our practice is highly specialized in sports-related injuries for athletes of all ages and activity levels, including:

  • Adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder)
  • Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries
  • Bursitis
  • Concussions
  • Fat pad impingement
  • Fractures
  • Impingement syndrome
  • Meniscal tears
  • Muscle strains and cramps
  • Overuse injuries and conditions
  • Patellofemoral stress syndrome
  • Quadriceps contusion
  • Shoulder arthritis
  • Shoulder injuries
  • Shoulder instability
  • Strains and sprains
  • Turf toe

Services We Offer

Our team is dedicated to exploring all non-operative modalities prior to undergoing surgery. As part of our complete care of sports-related conditions, we specialize in:

  • Anti-inflammatory medication
  • Articular cartilage restoration
  • Cartilage transplantation
  • Concussion management
  • Cortisone injections
  • Elbow injuries
  • Instability surgery
  • Joint reconstruction of shoulder and knee
  • Ligament reconstruction
  • Minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery
  • Physical therapy
  • Rotator cuff repair
  • Shoulder replacement
  • Traditional open surgery

At NJOI, we provide sports-related care from diagnosis to preventive maintenance––including on-site physical therapy services––to ensure a return to the field as quickly as possible.

Meet Our Specialist

Dr. Balazs Galdi

Balazs Galdi, MD is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon at Rutgers North Jersey Orthopaedic Institute (NJOI) and is an assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (NJMS) specializing in sports medicine and shoulder replacement.

Let us help you get back in the game. For more information or to schedule an appointment with our specialist, contact us today.