Sports injuries are injuries that frequently occur during athletic activities, but can occur at home, on the job, or anywhere else. These injuries include sprains, strains, fractures, and dislocations. Dr. Furie has extensive experience and fellowship training in sports medicine. Whether surgical or non-surgical intervention is necessary, the team at Global Orthopedics in Atlanta, Georgia can provide the appropriate treatment plan.
Sports medicine is a special area that focuses on the treatment of injuries and conditions which are a direct result of participation in sports. These types of injuries can result through accidents, improper training, or little to no stretching or warm-up exercises.
The most common sports injuries usually involve sprains, strains, fractures, and dislocations. Some other common injuries in sports involve:
One of the first methods of treatment recommended for an injury is the RICE method. This means:
Dr. Furie and his team at Global Orthopedics has knowledge and experience in treating many different sports injuries and conditions. Fractures, tears, dislocations, and blunt force trauma injuries should be treated immediately. Treatment for this may include the use of orthotics, braces, physical therapy, or medicinal injections. If the more conservative treatments show no improvement, surgery to repair torn muscles and ligaments may be required. Contact the offices today to discuss your specific needs and discover how Global Orthopedics can help get you back on your feet and into your prime athletic ability.
At Global Orthopedics, we accept all major insurance plans as well as workers’ compensation and no-fault claims. Payment, or arrangements for insurance coverage, must be completed at the conclusion of your visit. Our professional staff will be happy to assist you with any insurance eligibility questions. For workers’ compensation cases, our staff is committed to seeing cases through, and works diligently with patients, attorneys, and insurance companies to secure the necessary approvals.
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