Sports Medicine

Sports Medicine

When you decide to play any sport, you do it because you love the sport. While there is an inherent risk of injury in every sport, the kinds of injuries and the likelihood of sustaining them vary greatly from sport to sport. Bangalore in recent times has seen an inclination towards various sporting activities, be it in the form of weekend marathons, cycling, swimming, tennis, and badminton, etc. All these activities can lead to medical issues at time. While some sports injuries are inevitable, many of them can be prevented and most can be completely cured if treated well and in a timely fashion.

Who treats a sports injury?

A sports injury treatment team consists of a group of doctors and physiotherapists. It comprises of a sports medicine specialist, sports orthopod, sports physiotherapist, gait analysis specialist and a podiatric surgeon.

What is a sports Injury?

Sports injuries commonly occur while engaging in any form of sporting activities or exercises. It can happen due to various reasons such as overtraining, lack of conditioning, lack of enough warm up, improper technique, a fall during practice, a pulled muscle during exertion etc.

Most common sports injuries:

  • Shoulder Injury
  • ACL tears
  • Jumper’s Knee
  • Ligament Tears
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Shin Splints
  • Groin Strains
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Tennis or Golf Elbow
How is RxDx different?

At RxDx SportsMed we have put together a complete medical team that understands sports. A sports orthopod and musculoskeletal radiologist trained in UK are the doctors and they are ably supported by a physiotherapy and fitness team. In addition having Bangalore’s first dedicated foot surgeon under the same roof is an added benefit. Key to recovery and future prevention is having a multi disciplinary team working together. A team that understands sports and fitness.

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