Sports Medicine Specialist

HD Health and Sport

Sports Medicine Physician & Aesthetic Medicine located in Irvine, CA

Board-certified family physician and former college soccer player Behrang Dehkordi, MD, has had a passion for sports medicine for most of his life. He provides holistic care, including nutritional counseling, functional movement analysis, and injury prevention, to all levels of athletes at HD Health and Sport in Mission Viejo, California. For an experienced sports medicine specialist with advanced expertise in sports medicine, call or book an appointment online today.

Sports Medicine

What is sports medicine?

Sports medicine is a medical specialty that focuses on treating injuries that occur during sports or other physical activities. As a lifelong soccer player, Dr. Dehkordi has personal experience with sports injuries. He understands that sustaining an injury can not only sideline you from the sport you love, but it can also disrupt your entire life.

That’s why Dr. Dehkordi devotes his career and his life to helping others prevent and recover from sports injuries. Whether you’re an elite athlete or a weekend warrior, HD Health and Sport is the place to optimize your performance and minimize injury risk.

What is soccer medicine?

Not only is Dr. Dehkordi a soccer player himself, but he also holds a FIFA Diploma in Football Medicine. FIFA is an international governing body for soccer, which is referred to as football in much of the world. He provides a variety of soccer medicine services to elevate your game, including:


A healthy diet is key to achieving your fitness goals and optimizing your athletic potential. Dr. Dehkordi works with you to create a customized nutritional plan based on your body’s specific fueling needs. 

Injury prevention

Dr. Dehkordi created a holistic program that focuses on injury prevention and increasing performance. This soccer-specific program includes endurance training, strength training, and speed and agility drills to improve fitness and decrease your risk of injury.

Injury treatment

Sometimes, even the most well-trained athletes get injured. If this happens to you, Dr. Dehkordi uses the most up-to-date treatment methods available to get you back in the game as quickly and safely as possible.

When should I see a sports medicine specialist?

You should schedule an appointment at HD Health and Sport if you have a sports injury that isn’t life-threatening. Dr. Dehkordi is a highly trained sports medicine specialist who diagnoses and treats the full spectrum of sports injuries, including:

  • Sprains and strains
  • Fractures
  • Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries
  • Meniscus tears
  • Tendinitis
  • Rotator cuff injuries

If the injury causes severe pain, heavy bleeding, or a broken bone that’s visible through a break in your skin, go to the nearest emergency room right away. 

For holistic sports medicine and specialized soccer medicine care, call HD Health and Sport or book an appointment online today.