Sports medicine podiatrists specialize in foot and ankle-related sports injuries and conditions. They also help with care in the diagnosis and treatment. Often a sports medicine physician focuses on non-surgical treatment and preventive care aid in a patient’s return to health. They also aim to prevent future injuries by strengthening weak or vulnerable areas. A sports medicine podiatrist often specializes in non-surgical treatment and preventive care to aid in a patient’s return to health and strengthen weak or vulnerable areas to prevent future injuries. Along with treating injuries, sports medicine can also help patients reach peak performance so they can be at their best and in the safest way possible. Sports medicine podiatrists also help with preventing foot and ankle injuries during activities with stability and conditioning exercises.