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What is Sports Injury?

Sports injuries are a common occurrence, not just among athletes, but also among anyone who engages in physical activities. These injuries, which can range from tennis elbow to tendinitis, can affect both children and adults alike. Understanding these injuries is crucial for maintaining your well-being, whether you’re a fitness enthusiast or a professional athlete.

In contact sports like football or basketball, orthopaedic injuries are almost inevitable. The high risk of falls, accidents, and muscle wear and tear can lead to stress fractures, torn ligaments, ACL tears and chronic pain. These are common complaints that sports doctors encounter regularly.

However, a sports injury should not deter you from pursuing your favourite activity. Shalby Hospitals, one of the best hospitals for sports injuries, believes in helping you get back to the game as soon as possible. Don’t let an injury side-line you – let us help you get back on track.

Benefits of Arthroscopy for Sports Injury

Not all orthopaedic doctors can deal with sports injuries. Sports medicine is a specialisation of this field that deals exclusively with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of injuries sustained while playing sports. Hence, we have established a dedicated sports clinic with cutting-edge technology and have sports injury specialists who excel in diagnosing and treating sports injuries.

Our sports injury doctors are skilled at arthroscopy, a minimally invasive surgical technique, that plays a crucial role in addressing sports-related injuries.

Benefits of Arthroscopy for Sports Injuries:

Minimal Invasion: Arthroscopy is a procedure that uses tiny incisions, which lessens tissue damage and shortens the recovery period in comparison to traditional open surgery.

Accuracy: This technique allows surgeons to see and treat specific joint problems directly, such as mending torn ligaments like the ACL or treating damaged cartilage.

Speedy Recovery: The faster healing process enables athletes to get back to their sports activities earlier, thus improving the overall rehabilitation process.

Preservation of Healthy Tissue: Arthroscopy focuses on the affected area while leaving the surrounding healthy bone and tissue intact.

Reduced Pain and Scarring: The use of smaller incisions results in less pain after the operation and minimal scarring.

In summary, arthroscopy enables effective treatment while minimizing disruption to an athlete’s performance and lifestyle.

Types of Sports Injury

  • Sprains
  • Strains
  • Knee Injuries
  • Bursitis
  • Tendinitis
  • Torn Ligament
  • Swollen Muscles
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Bone Fracture
  • Golfer’s Elbow
  • Joint Dislocation
  • Rotator Cuff Injury

Symptoms of Sports Injury- When You Should Visit a Doctor?

In case of any of the below-mentioned symptoms, seek expert advice from a sports injury specialist in India to get an accurate diagnosis and treatment.

  • Pain
  • Swelling
  • Stiffness
  • Visible Deformity
  • Weight-bearing Difficulty
  • Decreased Range of Motion
  • Limited Joint Movement
  • Numbness or Tingling
  • Redness
  • Weakness in the Injured Part

Tips to Prevent Sports Injuries

Remember, prevention is the key. Take these steps to prevent sports injuries and keep yourself safe and active.

  • Develop a Fitness Plan- Exercise different muscles on different days and include activities like running, cycling, or swimming to improve overall fitness.
  • Cool Down Properly- After the workout, cool down should take twice as long as your warm-up.
  • Stay Hydrated- Drink enough water before, during and after your workout.
  • Use Proper Equipment- Wear shoes to provide support and correct foot problems and learn the right techniques for your sport.
  • Take Rest- Rest adequately between sessions and avoid exercising when tired or in pain
  • Rehabilitation After Injury- In case of any sports injury, participate in proper rehabilitation before resuming your sports activity.

Why Choose Shalby Hospitals to Treat Your Sports Injury?

Being the best choice for joint replacement surgeries, Shalby Hospitals has appointed the best orthopaedic doctors for sports injury and an experienced team of arthroscopy surgeons in Ahmedabad, as well as in all units of the group spread across the country.

We have the best arthroscopic surgeons in India who specialize in treating sports-related injuries. From arthroscopic knee surgery, arthroscopic hip surgery to arthroscopic shoulder surgery, we’ve got you covered.

Ready to experience the best? Book Your Appointment for Arthroscopy Surgery and Treatment in India.

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