Whether you’re a football player or a dancer, injuries happen, and when you’re recovering from a sports-related injury, your goal is to get back in the action, which requires a treatment plan designed to rebuild strength and flexibility. The physical therapy team at Sweetwater Sports Medicine at OakBend Medical Center in Sugar Land, Texas has in-depth training to provide the most advanced treatment options for your injury. Get on the road to recovery by calling the office or booking an appointment online.
The team of specialists at Sweetwater Sports Medicine treat numerous sports injuries. Some of the most common include:
Your endorphins may be running high during a game, but if you have a severe injury, your body usually lets you know with a pain indicator. As an athlete, you push yourself hard, but if you’re experiencing abnormal pain and continue your usual workout or game, you could make your injury worse.
Symptoms that might indicate a serious injury include:
The physical therapists at Sweetwater Sports Medicine are trained to manage sports injuries to help you heal and return to your pre-injury status. The team develops a treatment plan — including the number of visits you need each week and the length of your treatment time — specific to your injury and athletic goals.
Treatment options might include:
In addition to a home exercise program, the team provides suggestions for how you should treat your injury to minimize discomfort, including:
While the Sweetwater Sports Medicine team aims to get you back on the field, they also want to work to prevent you from getting another injury. They recommend:
If you need physical therapy to help you recover from a sports injury, call the office or book an appointment online.