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Consultations – Sports Medicine and Sports Science

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The Department of Sports Medicine & Sports Science at RxDx SAMANVAY runs an Integrated Sports & Rehabilitation Outpatient Clinic. Headquartered in Bengaluru, we have a growing network of care partners across India. Our goal is to improve health, fitness and performance of the athletes. We partner with academies and national level sports bodies to prepare and maintain world-class athletes throughout her/his career cycle. We also collaborate with them to prevent age fraud and make sports doping-free. The department is manned by a multidisciplinary team comprising Sports Physicians, Orthopaedicians, Physiotherapists, Podiatrist, Nutritionist, Mind Coaches and MSK Radiologists. It is equipped with state-of-the-art sports diagnostics lab including instruments, facilities and supplies needed for sports medicine, sports science, fitness and rehabilitation programmes. We also provide second opinion on the athletes MRI by US and UK trained musculoskeletal radiologists.

Sports Physician

The Sports Medicine Doctors at RxDx SAMANVAY have extensive training in Sports & Exercise Science and are from a range of specialities. Our SportsMed doctors, as we refer to them, evaluate and treat variety of injuries and sports-related medical conditions. They are adept at various procedures and interventions necessary in the field of sports and athletics and confer with other clinicians and allied healthcare professionals based on the need.
As an integral part of rehabilitation programmes, the SportsMed Physicians work on performance improvement and injury prevention while minimising chances of comorbidities associated with a profession in sports.
Conditions related to Sports Medicine

Muscle and ligament (Soft-tissue) injuries like:

  • Sprains or partial tears
  • Ruptures or complete tears
  • Stress fractures
  • Tendinopathies

Onsite management of Sports & Exercise associated emergencies

Cardiovascular symptoms during exercise

Gastrointestinal symptoms during exercise

Respiratory symptoms during exercise

Exercise-induced asthma

Chronic conditions in athletes like

  • Musculoskeletal system (MSK) disorders
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Diabetes profile
  • Obesity

Acute illness (infections)

Exercise prescription for improving fitness

“Return to play” decisions in the sick or injured athlete

Recommendations on safe strength training and conditioning exercises

Promotion of healthy lifestyles and safety standards in competitive sports

Sports Medicine Procedures & Interventions

Physical examination

Cardiovascular assessment

Hypertension assessment

Injury diagnosis

Biomechanics and gait analysis

Foot Assessment

Prescribing customised orthotics

Musculoskeletal injections (Ultrasound-guided if needed)

Musculoskeletal ultrasound

Compartment pressure measurements

Spinal injection

Compartment pressure measurements

Physical fitness and anthropometric assessment

Injury management and prevention programmes

Physical activity programmes and exercise referral

Supervising and implementing rehabilitation programmes

Sports Orthopaedics

A team of highly skilled and well-experienced orthopaedic sports medicine surgeons from our SportsMed department provide surgical and non-surgical treatment of injuries or disorders related to the musculoskeletal system. They evaluate and treat variety of medical conditions and perform various procedures and interventions. At a certain point, both the SportsMed physician and Orthopaedic specialist’s focus converges.
Conditions related to Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine

Arthritis pain

Back pain

Joint pain

Pain from strains and sprains

Bone / Joint diseases

Spinal injuries

Arthritis

Orthopaedic trauma

Bone health

Tumours

Regenerative Medicine

Fractures caused by osteoporosis

Sports Orthopaedic Procedures & interventions

Fracture repair

Joint tissue reconstruction

Arthroscopic surgeries

Spinal surgeries

Intraarticular injection

Ligament reconstruction

Arthroplasty

Rehabilitation

Spine problems

Arthritis

MAKOPlasty

Spine Care

Kyphoplasty

Carpal tunnel release (endoscopic technique)

Foot and Ankle surgery

Hand and elbow surgery

Minimally invasive fixations, decompression

Release of joint contractures

Shoulder surgery

Vertebroplasty or kyphoplasty for spinal compression

Sports Podiatry

Our sports medicine podiatrists deal with conditions and injuries in the entire lower limb areas including feet. Be it recreational or professional, those who engage in any kind of sports may require a consultation with foot and ankle specialists for evaluation or planning for injury prevention, before participating in a tournament or during a change in training regimen.
Recurrent or new injuries in foot, heel, and ankle, or some other medical condition related to the lower part of the legs can be diagnosed via a gait scanning or analysis of how you walk or place your steps. Besides suggesting muscle-strengthening exercises, a podiatrist may advise use of orthotics or customized aid to correct your shoe or gait to reduce pain or improve your performance, especially if you are a runner or likewise.
Sports Podiatry Services

Gait correction

Lower limb issues

Prescription Orthotics

Shoe correction

Pain reduction

Preventing recurrent injury in feet or leg

Sports Nutrition

Nutrition is important in building and maintaining muscle strength, energy, and recovering from injury. Sports Nutritionists and dietitians attached with the RxDx SAMANVAY SportsMed department have assisted a wide range of clients with optimal weight management and energy preservation. The specialists counsel professional and amateur athletes on sports specific food and nutrition focusing on weight management and nutrition requirement in conjunction with the client’s physical training or recovery.
Sports Diet & Nutrition Counselling for Athletes & Fitness Enthusiasts

To achieve and maintain a level of body fat and muscle mass consistent with good health and performance To keep up with Sports & Exercise routine

Planning optimal nutrition for recovery from illness or injury Customized according to Individual and Team sports and type of the sport

Sports Physiotherapy

Our Physical therapists are skilled at sports physiotherapy and have specializations in musculoskeletal and neurological systems. Physical therapy is an integral part of sports related injury prevention or recovery. Injury risk assessment for type of exercise programme and sport activity, non-invasive musculoskeletal treatment for rehabilitation and performance enhancement training are what our physiotherapists excel at. They are also experienced in on-field injury intervention during tournaments or competitions.
Physical Therapy related to Sports

Assessment of injuries

Identifying the root cause

Pain relief

Development of personalised treatment plan

Adhering to plan to enable an athlete’s timely return to sport

Injury prevention

Improving the strength and mechanics of entire body

Improving muscle & joint flexibility and circulation

Mind Coach

The life of a professional athlete is very demanding. A sports counselling specialist can train your mind to adapt to the high-pressure environment well, avoid burnout, and increase your performance output. Our Mind Coach trains an athlete to improve their mental skills required to manage high-intensity situations and deliver personal best performance on demand. You learn to rewire your thought process to be able to deal with the constant pressure and expectations of yourself and others.
You overcome your fears, improve your focus, and learn to stay motivated. You learn to gain perspective, stay on track, be confident about yourself. Let us help you become your strongest, mentally too.

Fitness Coach & Sports Conditioning Specialist

Our sports fitness coach is qualified and skilled in strength & conditioning, performance enhancement, and corrective exercises which have benefitted many national and international level athletes. A personalised post-injury rehabilitation program can help you regain your injury-compromised fitness.
Fitness & Condition can improve

Agility

Aerobic endurance

Anaerobic capacity

Flexibility

Balance

Coordination

These in turn help boost your

Athletic ability

Performance

Strength

Speed

Power

Confidence