IMPORTANT MESSAGE TO OUR PATIENTS: Notwithstanding the devastating impact of the COVID-19 crisis, we would like to reassure you that Sports Medicine at Chelsea will remain open, and continue to offer our full spectrum of services. Please note that we are taking careful measures to maintain the highest possible safety for our patients, providers, and staff. Therefore, PLEASE CONFIRM YOU HAVE NO FEVER, RESPIRATORY SYMPTOMS, OR ANY COVID-19 RELATED CONCERNS BEFORE COMING TO THE OFFICE FOR ANY VISIT.

Please note we are now offering virtual visits (also commonly known as Telemedicine or Telehealth) for all patients who have any COVID-19 related concerns, and for any patients who wish to remain home to address their primary care or sports medicine issues. Please schedule online by logging into the patient portal, or you may schedule directly here. Virtual visits are also available for physical therapy (PT), and must be scheduled by calling 212-366-5100.

Integrative & Alternative Medicine

Integrative & Alternative Medicine

Sports Medicine at Chelsea offers a holistic and “out-of-the-box” approach to the management of illness and health through Integrative Medicine. Integrative medicine is the incorporation of traditional western medicine with complementary and alternative medicine to best address your health concerns.

Dr. Degenhardt is trained in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) at the Guangxi College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Nanning, China, specializing in acupuncture, and is certified in medical acupuncture through the SUNY Downstate Medical Center.

Integrative medicine consultations include a full assessment of your illness and health, including a full dietary, nutritional and activity assessments. The physical examination utilizes both traditional Western and in traditional Chinese methods among other traditions such as homeopathy.

Treatment modalities include: