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Sports Injuries

Pain Medicine (Sports Injuries)

Sports Injuries Treatment in Coimbatore

An injury that occurs during sports or exercise is medically referred to as a sports injury. You can have sports injuries on any part of your body, but most of the sports injuries indicate the musculoskeletal system injuries.

Sports injuries occur mostly because of improper warm-up, poor techniques, using incorrect equipment, avoiding safety precautions while playing sports.

Causes of Sports Injuries

Few common causes of sports injuries include:

  • Overuse and trauma

  • Haven’t been regularly active

  • Don’t warm up properly

  • Play contact sports

  • Poor health condition

Signs of Severe Sports Injury

Book your appointment with Dr.Muthus Hospitals, if you notice any of these signs:

  • Swelling
  • Prolonged pain
  • Reduced range of motion
  • Weakness with numbness
  • Tingling in the affected area
  • Persistent muscle spasm
  • Widespread bruising
Pain Medicine (Sports Injuries)
  • Popping sounds while using the affected joints
  • Weakness in muscles
  • Inability to put weight on the joint
  • Instability
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Dizziness and fever

Common Sports Injuries Treated

The common conditions treated include:

Shoulder Ligament Injury: Shoulder ligament injuries such as shoulder dislocation, tendon tear, bicep injury, and failure of old surgeries.

Knee Ligament Injury: Knee Ligament Injuries are the most common injuries, inactive players. Dr.Muthus treats all kinds of sports-related Knee Ligamentous injuries such as ACL / PCL / LCL / MCL or even multi-ligament injury using minimally invasive surgeries.

Meniscal Injuries: Meniscal injuries result from a trauma or a fall, or a sudden twisting movement of the knee. These injuries mostly occur from sports activities due to unusual training. Dr.Muthus provides appropriate treatment that fits your condition and focuses more on Meniscal repair and preservation over meniscectomy.

All Sports-Related Injuries: Dr.Muthus provides specialized treatment for all sports-related injuries and discomforts such as knee pain, Tennis Elbow, and ankle sprain. He primarily focuses on providing corrective treatments for sports injuries such as electrotherapy coupled with rehabilitative modalities.

Cartilage Injury: We adopt a comprehensive approach to deliver ideal treatment focuses on preserving and rebuilding the natural, healthy cartilage, and care for the delicate Cartilage Injury.

Regenerative and Cell Growth Therapy: PRP injections are used in some instances to treat sports injuries. These injections are nothing, but cells derived from patients own blood. The cells are gathered depending on the selective growth factors which help in faster healing of soft tissue chronic injuries.

Patient Assessment or Diagnosis

As a part of diagnosing the sports injury, we conduct the physical examinations, medical history, and imaging tests to understand why your injury occurs and evaluate the underlying factors contributing to them.

The tests used for diagnosing sports injuries include:

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Sports injuries treatment

Once the diagnosis is confirmed, the specialist will determine the treatment option that best fits your condition. The treatment options offered by Dr.Muthus Hospitals for sports injuries include the following.

RICE Method

RICE treatment is a traditional treatment approach adapted to treat mild sports injuries within the first 24 to 36 hours after the injury.

Rest: Limit the movement of an injured body part

Ice: Apply a cold pack

Compression: Minimize the blood flow and swelling in the injured area

Elevation: Minimize the blood pressure and tissue swelling in the affected area by raising it accordingly.

Other treatments for Sports Injuries

In case of more severe sports injuries, the following treatment options

  • Physiotherapy
  • Massage
  • Heat treatment
  • Cold treatment
  • Technology
  • Gait and Motion Analysis Laboratory
  • Balance Assessment and Training System
  • Human Performance Evaluation (VO2 Max)
  • Multi-Joint Dynamometer with Work Simulator
  • Electrotherapy
  • Aquatic Treadmill

Why choose Dr.Muthus Hospitals for Sports Injuries Treatment


Sports medicine includes nutrition, supplements, exercise, and advice on injury prevention. All sports injuries don’t need surgery; in such cases, sports injury specialist may recommend some pain relievers or medications to restore the function in the injured areas.

Dr.Muthus Hospitals uses hands-on evaluations, X-rays, and other diagnostic tests to diagnose sports and related injuries.

Here are the few common chronic sports injuries:

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Tennis and golfer’s elbow
  • Rotator cuff injuries
  • Runner’s knee
  • Trained neck or back muscles
  • Plantar fasciitis

List of common acute sports injuries:

  • Dislocated joints
  • Blows to the spine
  • Ruptured ligaments
  • Torn muscles

The list of conditions that result from sports-related injuries include:

  • Neck pain
  • Back pain
  • Headaches from contact sports
  • Tendonitis/Bursitis
  • Impingement syndromes/shoulder/elbow/wrist
  • Strains and Sprains
  • Hip/Knee/Ankle/Foot injuries
  • Disc injuries

Adopting specific strategies can help you prevent sports injuries, such as:

  • Warm-up exercises
  • Alteration of sports technique
  • Nutrition that can strengthen your body
  • Regular spinal checkups
  • Lifestyle practices
  • Arthroscopic shoulder surgery
  • Mini-Open or Open Surgery
  • Shoulder Joint Replacement
  • Physiotherapy
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