Experts in Treating & Diagnosing Sports Injuries
What should I do if I sustain a sports injury?
If you sustain a sports-related injury, it’s crucial to take the right steps to ensure proper healing and prevent further complications. At MN Physiotherapy Clinic, our team of dedicated Physical Therapists offers personalized and holistic physical therapy and rehabilitation plans tailored to each patient’s needs. Our primary goal is to alleviate pain, facilitate recovery, and prevent any future injuries. Being a part of an extensive network, MN Physiotherapy Clinic collaborates with a range of specialists, including acupuncturists, massage therapists, and many others, ensuring that every patient finds the relief they seek.
What Are the Most Common Sports Injuries?
Common sports injuries include:
- Sprains and Strains: Overstretching or tearing of ligaments (sprains) and muscles or tendons (strains).
- Knee Injuries: These can range from mild sprains to tears in the ligaments such as the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL).
- Shin Splints: Pain along the shin bone, often seen in runners.
- Fractures: Broken bones resulting from high-impact sports or falls.
- Dislocations: Joints forced out of position, commonly seen in contact sports.
- Tennis or Golfer’s Elbow: Overuse injury of the elbow’s tendons.
- Achilles Tendinitis: Inflammation of the Achilles tendon, often due to overuse.
- Concussions: A traumatic brain injury caused by a blow to the head or body.
- Groin Pull: Straining the muscles of the inner thigh.
- Rotator Cuff Injury: Damage to the group of muscles and tendons that surround the shoulder joint.
It’s essential to consult a medical professional if you suspect you have any of these injuries. Proper diagnosis and treatment can help ensure a faster and safer recovery.