Sports Injuries treatment in Dubai
Sports Injuries Overview
A person faces any Sports injury during exercise or while or taking part in any sport. As compare to Adults Children are particularly more at risk for such sports injuries,
Following are few examples for sports injuries:
- A person faces sports injury if he’s not regularly active
- Doesn’t warm up properly before exercise
- Plays contact sports
Here is a brief description about sports injuries, Sports Injuries treatment options, and cares for saving yourself from such sports injuries.
Types of sports injuries
A person faces different sports injuries with different symptoms and complications. Following are the most common types of sports injuries include:
- A stretching of Ligaments is known as a Sprain, the bands of fibrous tissues that connect two bones with each other in your Bone Joints. The most common body area for sprain is Ankle. So Over-stretching the ligaments results in a sprain.
- An abnormal stretching or tearing of a muscle or tendon is known as strains. A person faces Sprains and strains may be by repetitive activities or by a single overuse injury. An injury, where the muscle or ligament is completely torn, is considered the most severe strain or severe sprain. Following are the examples to understand Strains and Sprains separately:
- Pain and swelling are the most common symptoms of Knee Injuries. In other cases may be anyone’s knee will be locked up. Any injury that interferes with how the knee joint moves is considered a sports injury. In many cases, injuries involve more than one structure in the knee.
Inflammation in Bones, Tissues or in muscles is considered an external swelling. Weakness Swelling and pain are a natural reaction of an injury.
Achilles tendon rupture:
Achilles tendon rapture is when Achilles Tendon, at the back of the ankle breaks and becomes the reason of sudden onset severe pain in heel. The Achilles tendon is a thin, strong tendon at the back of your ankle. During sports, this tendon can break or rupture. When it does, you may experience sudden, severe pain and difficulty walking.
Fracture is a break, Normally in a bone. Bone fractures are also known as broken bones.
A Dislocations is a joint bones injury a place where 2 or more bones come together in which the ends of your bones are forced from their normal positions. Sports injuries may dislocate a bone in your body. When that happens, a bone is forced out of its socket. This can be painful and lead to swelling and weakness.
Rotator cuff injury:
- Four pieces of muscle work together to form the rotator cuff. The rotator cuff keeps your shoulder moving in all directions. A tear in any of these muscles can weaken the rotator cuff.
Sports injuries treatment
The RICE method is a common treatment regimen for sports injuries. It stands for:
This treatment method is helpful for mild sports injuries. For best results, follow the RICE method within the first 24 to 36 hours after the injury. It can help reduce swelling and prevent additional pain and bruising in the early days after a sports injury. Here’s how to follow RICE, plus a recovery timeline.
Both over-the-counter and prescription medications are available to treat sports injuries. Most of them provide relief from pain and swelling.
If your sports injury looks or feels severe, make an appointment to see your doctor. Seek emergency care if the injured joint shows signs of:
- severe swelling and pain
- visible lumps, bumps, or other deformities
- popping or crunching sounds when you use the joint
- weakness or inability to put weight on the joint
Many sports injuries cause immediate pain or discomfort. Others, like overuse injuries, might be noticed only after long-term damage. These injuries are often diagnosed during routine physical examinations or checkups.
If you think you have a sports injury, your doctor at Al Biraa Clinic will likely use the following steps to get a diagnosis. These include:
- Physical examination. Your doctor may attempt to move the injured joint or body part. This helps them see how the area is moving, or how it’s not moving if that’s the case.
- Medical history. This involves asking you questions about how you were injured, what you were doing, what you’ve done since the injury, and more. If this is your first time visiting this doctor, they may also ask for a more thorough medical history.
- Imaging tests. X-rays, MRIs, CT scans, and ultrasounds can all help your doctor and healthcare providers see inside your body. This helps them confirm a sports injury diagnosis.
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