What is sports medicine and how can it help me?
- Posted on: Jan 30 2020
Patients who are active in sports, whether recreational or professional, know how difficult it can be to deal with an injury or ailment that impedes their ability to participate in these activities. When problems arise, it can be vital to have a sports medicine professional available to help restore your function and get you back in the game! At Orthopedic Associates of Long Island, patients have access to sports medicine professionals with decades of combined experience amongst the doctors across all seven locations in the area.
Why is sports medicine important?
The goals of sports medicine is to help patients get back to the activities they enjoy after certain conditions or injuries occur. This can be anything from fractures to sprains, concussions to joint dislocation. When problems arise and patients need treatment, they can rely on a sports medicine professional to assist them in restoring function and reducing and eliminating pain.
How can a sports medicine professional help me?
Our team offers a wide range of services, including physical therapy and surgery, that can be used based on one’s unique needs. Some of the more common conditions that are treated in our practice include:
- Joint dislocation
- Fractures, sprains, and strains
- Hip and shoulder labral tears
- ACL and MCL injuries
- Joint pain
- Concussion and TBI
- Iliotibial band syndrome
- Osgood-Schlatter disease
Sports medicine professionals may suggest a wide range of treatments, in conjunction with medication management, to help patients recover from their problem and function better following injury or trauma.
Is sports medicine right for me?
Patients don’t have to be active in a sport to receive care from a sports medicine professional. Anyone who has issues with joints, muscles, and other elements of the body that impact mobility and proper function may be referred to a sports medicine professional in their community. The team of Orthopedic Associates of Long Island welcome patients in the community to consult with them regarding their specific needs.
Contact Orthopedic Associates of Long Island today!
Call (631) 689-6698 today to book an appointment with one of our providers at our seven locations throughout the Long Island area. We welcome new and current patients who are interested in sports medicine and orthopedic solutions for the body.
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