• Staying In The GameStaying In The GameIn a world that makes it so easy to be endlessly and comfortably sedentary, it's important to take the ol' bones out for a spin now and again to work through the creaks and get the blood flowing. read more
  • Laser Pain ManagementLaser Pain ManagementDiscover the pain relief from High Power Deep Tissue Laser Therapy. Laser Therapy is a non-invasive, safe, and effective treatment modality where light is used to relieve pain, reduce inflammation, and promote wound healing and soft tissue repair.read more
  • Exercise RehabExercise RehabCorrecting underlying compensation patterns is a critical component of a full resolution of an injury. Corrective exercises are designed to strengthen and stabilize the structures around an injury.read more
  • Chiropractic AdjustmentsChiropractic AdjustmentsChiropractic adjustments have been utilized by top professional athletes including future hall of fame baseball player Jim Thome, current major league home run leader Chris Davis, Brian Roberts, Tiger Woods...read more
  • RocktapeRocktapeYou've seen the colorful Kinesiology tape on the Olympic athletes. Unlike traditional athletic tape which restricts movement and will inhibit normal motion and circulation, Kinesio tape encourages normal movement...read more

Bridging The Gap Between Injury And Performance

Sarasota Sports Medicine is owned and directed by Dr. Ken Kaufman. He is Sarasota's team chiropractor for the Baltimore Orioles and has been treating athletes for the past 22 years. He is a member of the Professional Baseball Chiropractic Society, a board member of the Sarasota Areas Sports Alliance and an advisory board member for Keiser University Sports Medicine and Fitness Technology Program. He is also an approved continuing education provider for the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) and the American Council on Exercise (ACE).

Dr. Kaufman achieves outstanding results with complex cases including scoliosis correction with his unique treatment approach that utilizes the effective combination of Class IV deep tissue laser therapy, rock-tape kineso tapingsoft tissue and joint mobilization and dynamic functional rehabilitation exercises. He has successfully treated professional athletes from the NFL, soccer, golf and tennis.


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Blood Panels to Consider When Adapting to a Ketogenic Diet

When starting any new eating or dietary plan, it is necessary to measure to see where you are in terms of metabolic health. Just like recording your weight at the beginning of your journey so you can measure progress, establishing your baseline metabolic status is extremely useful to keep you motivated and in the game. The following blood tests are recommended to establish that baseline.  

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Sarasota Sports Medicine Announces The MVP Training Academy

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Sarasota Sports Medicine now offering performance and fitness training at their facility at Extra Innings. MVP Training Academy is designed for specific age groups to enhance and increase athleticism through age appropriate progressive dynamic training. 

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What Client's Are Saying

"As an active sports enthusiast with five knee surgeries under my belt, I've seen my fair share of therapists, many of them very good. However, I would have to put Dr. Kaufman at the top of the list. After an MRI showed tears in both the labrum and rotator cuff and following the advice of my orthopedist, I chose therapy over surgery. Dr. Kaufman came highly recommended and after reviewing his credentials, I decided to do a few sessions of laser therapy, active stretching and Kinesio tape. I felt noticeable improvement in my pain after just a few sessions. I decided to extend my therapy with him and go through his active core exercise program. At first, I found it odd given we were not doing much direct shoulder work, but each week my shoulder got stronger and better. After 12 weeks of work with Dr. Kaufman, my shoulder feels stronger and functional as ever. As a sporting Clay's enthusiast, I was excited to get back out there after taking 12 weeks off. Taking the 28ga class in a local Fun Shoot on my first day back was just icing on the cake and my shoulder felt great. I could not have asked for better results. Ken accommodated my need for an early session, answered text messages while on his vacation and was always engaging - explaining exercises and areas of focus for the exercise. I highly recommend Dr. Kaufman for anyone seeking a qualified sports doctor and therapist." 

- Robert Schuster - Venice, FL

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