A sports injury occurs when the muscles, fibers, or tendons connecting your bones and joints are injured. Common sports injuries include:
Most sports injuries are the result of poor training practices. When you increase your exercise duration or intensity too quickly or exercise through pain, an injury can occur.
In addition to trauma from high-impact sports, common causes of sports injuries include:
Diagnosing the severity of your sports injury is critical to receiving proper treatment. The dedicated physicians at Patel, Pulliam, and Hubli Medical have expert training in sports injuries and nonsurgical orthopedic treatment.
Your optimum care is their top priority, and the facility offers technically advanced care for your comfort on-site. In addition to digital X-rays to assist in diagnoses, their hands-on experience helps ensure a speedy diagnosis and comprehensive treatment.
In mild cases, doctors recommend following the PRICE approach:
In addition to the PRICE approach, your doctor may recommend over-the-counter pain medicine.
For more serious sports injuries, your doctor can provide nonsurgical treatments including rehabilitation, medications that reduce inflammation and swelling, and injury-prevention strategies. Depending on your injury, they may also recommend steroid injections.
Dr. Patel, Dr. Pulliam, and Dr. Hubli work as a team, using an approach that aggressively treats your injury to get you active and pain-free as quickly as possible.
If you’re suffering from a sports injury, call Patel, Pulliam, and Hubli Medical today or make an appointment online.
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