Exercising is always recommended to maintain good health, but sometimes you can injure yourself when you play sports or when engaged in exercise activities. Accidents, poor training practices, or improper gear can cause injury. Warming up and stretching can help avoid common injuries.
However, if you do get injured, a Sports Injury can affect your performance, lifestyle, and limit your motion if not treated properly. So, it is always good to seek professional care. We have specialized instructors in sports medicine to treat sports injuries. We are highly trained in applying the latest techniques to deliver the best possible results for healing, strengthening, and re-balancing.
Any sort of physical activity or sports carry the risk of injuries. Researchers say that 10 million sports injuries occur each year. But luckily, the benefits of engaging in sports far outweigh the risks. Most people experience minor sports-related injuries, and a few experience serious injuries. The most frequent type of sports injuries is strains, sprains, bruises while more serious injuries can be broken bones and torn cartilages.
Common Sports Injuries
The most common Sports Injuries are sprains and strains, knee injuries, swollen muscles, Achilles tendon injuries, pain along the shin bone, rotator cuff injuries, fractures, and dislocations. If left unnoticed it can even affect your performance and range of motion. Here are few common injuries that occur while participating in sports activities.
Strains are injuries that happen to muscles when it is stretched beyond its limit, contracted extremely, overused, and can even occur due to intensive training. It commonly occurs in legs and lower back.
Sprains are usually stretch or tear that occur to ligaments and it commonly affects wrists, thumbs, ankles, and knees.
Contusions or bruises result from sudden falling or hitting a hard surface and would eventually result in pain, swelling, and discoloration.
Fractures occur mostly when the bone is subjected to a sudden force that it cannot withstand and is a fairly common sports injury.
Dislocation happens when a bone slips out of place and is seen mostly in people involved in sports that have a lot of pushing, stretching or falling like football or basketball.
- Knee Injuries
Knee Injuries is the most common type of sports injury that occurs due to running, jumping, sudden twisting and turning of knees. It affects knee bone, cartilages, tendons and can even restrict movement. Proper diagnosis and treatment are vital to minimize the problem.
Regain your motion
Our specially trained and highly experienced Physical Therapists are experts in the science and medicine related to sports injuries and make use of the most modern technologies to treat a wide variety of Sports Injuries and will help you regain your motion.