Each sport carries its own risk of injury for the athlete
What are Sports Injuries?
“Sports injuries” are injuries that happen when playing sports or exercising. Some are from accidents; others can result from poor training practices or improper gear. Some people get injured when they are not in proper condition. Not warming up or stretching enough before you play or exercise can also lead to injuries. The most common sports injuries are:
- Sprains and strains
- Knee injuries
- Swollen muscles
- Achilles tendon injuries
- Pain along the shin bone
There are two kinds of sports injuries: acute and chronic. Acute injuries occur suddenly when playing or exercising. Sprained ankles, strained backs, and fractured hands are acute injuries. Signs of an acute injury include:
- Sudden, severe pain
- Not being able to place weight on a leg, knee, ankle, or foot
- An arm, elbow, wrist, hand, or finger that is very tender
- Not being able to move a joint as normal
- Extreme leg or arm weakness
- A bone or joint that is visibly out of place.
Chronic injuries happen after you play a sport or exercise for a long time. Signs of a chronic injury include:
- Pain when you play
- Pain when you exercise
- A dull ache when you rest
We Can Help!
Our Medical Staff is trained to help patients recover following an injury. They will examine you to determine if there are weak or inflexible muscles. We will also make sure are no other issues with your body that could make you more prone to an injury.
Coping with sports injuries often requires physical rehabilitation, which is why we have developed the Advanced Physical Enhancement Program (A.P.E.P). Our doctors will help people rebuild strength and movement in parts of their body after an injury. They can also help manage pain, prevent permanent damage and avoid recurring problems.
You will have a customized treatment plan that will address the pain and injuries that you are suffering from. Let us help you heal and “Don’t Live In Fear of Pain”.