Sports Injury Treatment

Sports Injury Treatment

With increasing interest in sports and athletic activities, sports injuries are increasing.
Lower limb injuries are frequent than other injuries.

These injuries can be

  • Contusions
  • Ligament sprains
  • Muscular strain
  • Bony fracture

Risk factors

  • Fatigue is important risk factor which predisposes to injuries
  • Age
  • Weight
  • Height
  • Lack of flexibility in movements


  • Participation in proper warm up and stretching exercises
  • Use of braces e.g. ankle brace which prevents & minimizes injury
  • Screening before sport season or beginning of new sport activity.

Primary Management

If any injury occurs during any sports activity

  • Splinting or immobilization of affected limb helps in relieving pain and swelling
  • Apply ice
  • Give medicines or spray for temporary pain relief
  • Take patient to sports injury specialist for further diagnosis and treatment

Common sports injuries include

  • Ankle Sprains
  • Ankle Fractures
  • ACL Tear
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Hamstring Strain
  • Contusion
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Golfers Elbow
  • Gamekeeper’s Thumb
  • Shoulder Dislocation
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