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.
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