• 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.


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 Offers Free Workshop on Injury Recovery


Sarasota Sports Medicine director Dr. Ken Kaufman will host a free hands-on and interactive workshop at his office at Extra Innings - Sarasota on Tuesday, February 16th from 5:30pm to 6:30pm

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What Client's Are Saying

"My name is Tate Vangellow. I am 18 and have been a competitive swimmer for 11 of those years. This fall, I am beginning my freshman year at Nova Southeastern University where I will be racing for the NSU Lady Sharks. I started working with Dr. Kaufman about a year and a half ago for chronic shoulder pain which eventually was diagnosed as tendonitis, bursitis, and further down the road as a tear in my labrum. Dr. Kaufman used laser therapy and a series of rehabilitation exercises to bring my shoulder back to health and allow me to continue my training without pain. Dr. Kaufman’s rehabilitation structured programs allowed me to gain the use of my shoulder properly while building my strength and agility. Dr. Kaufman now offers me strength and conditioning program beyond my team training that has allowed me to reach my highest and fastest performances in the past two years! Dr. Kaufman is a highly knowledgeable individual who cares about each patient’s individual success. I definitely recommend him to any athlete or individual who is seeking to feel and be the healthiest they have been in years!"

 -Tate Vangellow, 18, Sarasota

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