Dr. Torrance Laury is a board-certified physician in family medicine and sports medicine, who serves as the assistant program director for the Northside Sports Medicine Fellowship. He also serves as the USA Gymnastics Men’s National team physician.
His particular areas of interest are in injury prevention in youth sports, competitive gymnastics, arthritis and chronic injuries due to overuse.
Dr. Laury believes it is important to treat the patient as a whole person and not just another injury. This involves caring for the entire individual, which includes addressing issues such as sleep, nutrition and emotional well-being. He considers these to be important factors in optimizing a patient’s physical function. Dr. Laury feels that it is imperative for the doctor-patient relationship to be a partnership, with patients having an active role in the medical decision making process.
In addition to working with the USAG Men’s National team, he works closely with the local high schools and gymnastics clubs in the surrounding region, helping athletes and active individuals of all ages achieve their goals.