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Soccer player undergoes two ACL surgeries
After tearing her ACL and undergoing knee surgery. Shanna returns to soccer and tears her ACL and meniscus only to undergo surgery again. But now she’s back in the game.
Martial arts enthusiast undergoes ACL and shoulder surgery
After undergoing knee surgery Monte returned to his active lifestyle only to start experiencing shoulder pain. After shoulder treatment he has returned to martial arts.
What to expect during recovery from a sports injury
It’s important to follow a step-by-step process before getting back in the game or resuming your normal exercise activities. We provide 7 tips to follow before returning to activity.
Common treatment options for sports injuries
The first thing you should do after an injury is prevent further injury by stopping your activity. The best course of treatment for your sports injury depends on your specific injury.
Preventing sports-related injuries (and re-injury)
A lot of sports related injuries can be prevented by following a few guidelines. We provide a few quick tips on how to prevent sports related injury and re-injury.
Sports injury: See a doctor or tough it out?
If you play sports of any kind or you are an active person, it’s likely you may get injured at some point. But when can you treat your injury at home or when should you see a doctor?
Hamstring strains: Symptoms and treatment options
A hamstring strain or pulled hamstring is an injury to the muscles in the back of the thigh. Treatment is usually nonsurgical.
What is compartment syndrome?
Compartment syndrome is a painful condition that occurs when pressure within the muscles rise to dangerous levels.
Muscle strains: Symptoms and treatment options
A muscle strain, also referred to as a pulled muscle or muscle tear, refers to damage to a muscle or its attached tendons. Treatment is usually nonsurgical.
What to do for a pulled groin
A groin pull or groin strain is a common injury among athletes; however, treatment rarely requires surgery and an athlete can return to sport in two to four weeks.
How to recover from a combined knee ligament injury
Sometimes, an athlete will injure two or more ligaments at the same time, this is referred to as a combined or multi-knee ligament injury and can be very serious.
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