Friday, 18 January 2013

Affordable Sports Injury Treatment in India

Sports injuries are injuries that happen when playing sports or exercising, some are from accidents. Sports injuries are commonly caused by overuse, direct impact, or the application of force that is greater than the body part can structurally withstand. Injuries are a common occurrence in professional sports and most teams have a staff of athletic trainers and close connections to the medical community.
The most common sports injuries are:
  •   Sprains and strains
  •   Knee injuries
  •   Swollen muscles
  •   Achilles tendon injuries
  •   Pain along the shin bone
  •   Fractures
  •   Dislocations.
Causes of sports injury
A sports injury is a common problem for all types of athletes.
Sports injuries can be caused by:
  •    not warming up properly before exercising
  •    using inadequate equipment
  •    pushing yourself too hard
There are two types of sports injuries:
  •  acute injuries
  •  chronic injuries
Acute injuries: It occur suddenly when playing or exercising. Sprained ankles, strained backs, and fractured hands are acute injuries.
Signs of an acute injury include:
  •   Sudden, severe pain
  •   Swelling
  •   Not being able to place weight on a leg, knee, ankle, or foot
  •   An arm, elbow, wrist, hand, or finger that is very tender
  •   Not being able to move a joint as normal
  •   Extreme leg or arm weakness
  •   A bone or joint that is visibly out of place.
Chronic injuries: It happen after you play a sport or exercise for a long time.
Signs of a chronic injury include:
  •   Pain when you play
  •   Pain when you exercise
  •   A dull ache when you rest
  •   Swelling.
Treatment for sports injuries
sports injury treatments depends on the type and severity of the injury. Most minor sports injuries can be treated using self-care techniques
such as resting the affected body part and using over-the-counter painkillers. More serious sports injuries, such as a broken bone or severely damaged cartilage, may require surgery to help repair the injury. Arthroscopic surgery has revolutionarised sports injury management. Injuries to the joint structures like cartilages, ligaments and even bone can be treated with arthroscopic surgery.
Types of arthroscopy:

Medical Trust Hospital, Ernakulam, is top orthopaedic clinic in India, offers best treatment for sports injury at affordable cost. Sports injury treatments are carried out under the guidance of Dr.Mohan Thadi, experienced  
sports injury doctor in India

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