About Sports Injuries

Welcome to the Boston Sports Medicine and Research Institute. Below we have provided some useful information about common sports injuries. The information is intended to inform you about the causes of the injuries, common symptoms, and the options available for treatment.

Of course, each patient's condition is unique, and the best course of treatment always begins with a thorough physician evaluation. If you would like to schedule an appointment with us, please call (781) 251-3535 or visit our Appointments page.

Below are the patient registration forms for the Boston Sports Medicine and Research Institute. These are forms that can be filled out at home before your appointment. Click on the link below that corresponds to the doctor you are seeing. The link will open a PDF. You can print the forms and fill them out by hand. Or you can fill them out on your computer, and print the forms when they are completed.

If your appointment is with: Patient Registration Forms
  • Thomas J. Gill, MD
  • Brian Petrone, PA
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Knee Injuries

Patellofemoral Instability (Kneecap Subluxation and Dislocation)
Patella Tendinitis (Jumper's Knee)
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries FAQ

Information about Knee Surgery:

Knee Surgery  FAQ
Knee Surgery Rehabilitation FAQ
Microfracture Technique (PDF download)


Shoulder Injuries

Shoulder Tendinitis
Rotator Cuff Injuries
Shoulder Instability

Frequently Asked Questions about Shoulder Injuries:

Shoulder Injuries FAQ
Shoulder Surgery FAQ


Ankle Injuries

Achilles Tendon Injuries
Ankle Sprain
Peroneal Tendon Injury


Other Sports Injuries

Athletic Groin Pain (Adductor Tendinitis)
Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
Turf Toe
Skier's Thumb
5th Metatarsal Injuries
Jersey Finger
Mallet Finger