Sports Medicine Specialists

Sports medicine is one of the importantbranches of medicine which deals with the physical fitness and the treatment and prevention of the injuries related to sports and exercise. It is also known as Sport and Exercise Medicine (SEM).

Sports Specialists are very well trained, which is significantly focused on the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries related to sports activities. However, the practice of sports medicine is coordinated team approach which involves orthopedic surgeon, sports medicine specialist, rehabilitation specialist, athletic trainer and physical therapist.

A detailed Role Played by a Sports Medicine Specialists

Sports medicine is an emerging field with a rapid increase in offering various treatments, preventions and advice for any kind of sport personalities. A specialized team is formed to provide medical advice, nutritional suggestion and physical exercise to sports professionals and also includes sports medicine doctors, physiotherapists, physical trainers, surgeons and other staff.

Sports medicine has several specialties which require skill, talent and experience practice to improve healing progress for any injuries for patients.

Some of the Common Sports Injuries include:

  • Concussion– It is usually caused due to severe head injury due to heavy blow on the skull leading to traumatic brain injury.
  • Muscle Cramps- It is caused due to sudden and involuntary contraction of one or more muscle leading to an intense pain.
  • ACL Sprains – The Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injury is often caused due to an ACL rupture when the threads or fibers of the ligament are stretched or torn. It occurs mostly in the knee and foot.
  • ACL tears – The Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) is one of the most common types of knee injuries which occurs due to ligament sprain or tears causing severe pain.
  • Ankle Sprain – It is caused due to stretching or tearing of ligaments, the tissue that connect bones to bones on the ankle region.
  • Shin Splints – It occurs due to the pulling away of the tissue that attaches the muscles of the lower leg.
  • Muscle strains – It occurs due to a direct blow on the muscle, a tear in the muscle which causes severe pain or loss of function.

Other specialization of the sports medicine includes hand, Writs and Elbow injuries causing, Hip pain and injury, joint replacement and arthritis.

Sports Medicine Treatment

Kings Highway has the best Sports Medicine Specialists in Brooklyn who have the background of vast training experience and practice. Kings Highway Sports Medicine is experts and leaders in providing the best treatment options for sports related injuries.

Sports medicine specialists are well trained in musculoskeletal medicine to discharge their duties effectively. They are focused on non-surgical or non-operative methods as more 90% of the sports injuries are non-surgical.

The evaluation process is conducted on the patient by a specialized team by diagnosis of injury and to get seek advice by the team physician. The treatment process is carried out by the team of medical specialty using minimally invasive surgical process along with the specialized instruments in case of surgery.

At Kings Highway, you'll find a highly trained team of sports medicine specialists who provide the best treatment. Whether you are a passionate athlete or a non-athlete, you will get exceptional sports medicine treatment for different conditions ranging from Concussion management to joint replacements.

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