What are cardiopulmonary disorders? These are conditions that affect the heart and lungs. In the field of Sports Medicine, cardiac and pulmonary diseases are commonly seen in patients of all ages and all levels, recreational competitors and elite athletes. Depending on the severity of the condition, treatment can vary from a change in diet and lifestyle to the use of medication or, in serious cases, a referral to a pulmonologist or cardiologist. Due to his extensive time in the field, Dr. Wagner has developed long standing relationships with the top specialists in the area. This allows him the ability to facilitate prompt consultation and treatment, most times in the same day, for his patients should a referral be necessary.
Symptoms of cardiopulmonary disorders in the field of Sports Medicine may include, shortness of breath, fatigue, persistent cough, wheezing, dizziness and chest pain. If left untreated cardiopulmonary diseases can become dangerous.
Commonly Treated Conditions:
- Heart murmurs
- Rhythm disturbances
- Exercise induced asthma
Why Choose Seattle Sports and Regenerative Medicine?
Dr. Wagner has over 30 years of experience in the Seattle area and is regarded as a leader in the field of Sports Medicine. At Seattle Sports & Regenerative Medicine, Dr. Wagner treats patients from here in the Pacific Northwest, to all corners of the United States and beyond. Dr. Wagner is continuously learning as this field evolves and treatments advance, recognizing that it is his responsibility to remain on the leading edge in order to bring his patients the quality of care they deserve. With his years of experience and involvement in the latest technologies, Dr. Wagner remains the doctor to be seen for all of your sports injuries.
Over the past three decades, Dr. Wagner has enjoyed providing care for athletes ranging from the Seattle Mariners, players from various NFL and NBA teams, the US Olympic Team, as well as athletes at the collegiate and high school levels. His patients consist of all ages and include those who enjoy recreational sports such as golf, tennis, cycling or even a weekend game of softball. You don’t have to be a professional athlete to be seen by Dr. Wagner and the team at Seattle Sports & Regenerative Medicine.
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