If you’re leading an active lifestyle, you’re getting the most out of your body while maintaining your health and keeping fit. This is always a good thing, but it’s still important to be mindful of any injury risks you may face when something goes wrong on the field or in the gym.
Sports injuries are made up of many types of conditions that can get worse if left unseen by a medical professional. These include joint injury, a sprained ankle, a pulled groin, hamstring strain, tears, tennis elbow, and many others. While some injuries are relatively minor and can heal on their own through rest and recovery, it’s always a good idea to visit a doctor at the first sign that something isn’t right in order to make sure things don’t get worse.
The best way to prevent a sports injury is with a warm-up before any strenuous activity in order to improve flexibility in your joints and muscles to reduce any risk of pulling or tearing anything. Start off slow with any workout instead of jumping in, especially if you’ve been taking a break.
Any injuries are best treated immediately after the injury event, so any pain you may have should be attended to as soon as possible.
If you have been experiencing pain in your back, muscles, or joints from a sports injury, it’s important to see a doctor as soon as possible before it gets worse. At Alternative Disc Therapy, Dr Warren J Bleiweiss sees patients ranging from casual players to professional athletes who need to restore their function and return to the field. With a range of therapies including PRP, regenerative medicine, and ozone injections, Dr Bleiweiss can identify the best treatment for you and set you on a course to recovery.
Call Alternative Disc Therapy at (973) 721-9622 to learn more or to arrange a consultation.