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Sports Injury Treatment in Bharatpur

What is Sports Injury?

Sports injuries are injuries that occur during sporting activities. These injuries can occur in any type of sport but the extent of the injuries and the kind of damage they cause vary from sport to sport. Sports injuries cut across sports such as Football (Soccer), Hockey, Baseball, Golf, and many more. One sport could make the athlete sustain an injury that might end his or her career in sports whereas other sports injuries are less damaging and can easily be treated. The aspect of medicine that is concerned with management of sports injuries is referred to as Sports Medicine or Orthopedic medicine; the doctor that treats any related case of sports injuries is known as a sports doctor or an orthopedic surgeon.


Causes of Sports injuries

  • Over stretching of muscles causing strain and avulsions
  • Compression of nerves
  • Fracture of bones as a result of falls or blows
  • Direct blows causing bleeding
  • Falls causing dislocations
  • Abnormal body structures causing injury that ordinarily would not have happened in a normal person
  • Tear of blood vessels
  • Direct contact causing impact on tissues especially the brain (concussion)


Types of Sports Injury

  • Sprains and strains
  • Knee injuries
  • Swollen muscles
  • Achilles tendon injuries
  • Pain along the shin bone
  • Rotator cuff injuries


Management and treatment of Sports Injuries

  • Protection: this should be the first step as it helps in the prevention of the injury
  • Rest the injured limb
  • Ice therapy
  • Compression bandaging
  • Elevation of the injured part
  • Medications such as pain killers (pain relievers) or sprays
  • Modalities like straps support
  • Surgery: In more complication consult with surgeon for surgery

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