Sports Medicine and Injury

///Sports Medicine and Injury
Sports Medicine and Injury2018-09-02T13:05:31+04:00


Sports medicine is a branch of medicine that deals with prevention and treatment of injuries related to sports and exercise. It is now referred to as SPORTS AND EXERCISE MEDICINE. This is because the modern science has recognized dangers of physical inactivity. To promote physical fitness, Sports medicine organizations worldwide have now integrated Sports and Exercise medicine. Cocoona has specialist orthopaedic surgeons for treatment of sports injury in Dubai.

Active sportsmen often suffer from certain injuries associated with their sport, which arise due to constant wear and tear of the bones, muscles and ligaments involved.

The most common sports injuries are:

  • Runners Knee
  • Shoulder Injury
  • Ankle sprain
  • Tennis elbow
  • Pulled Muscles
  • Lower back pain
  • Shin Splints
  • Groin Strain
  • Concussion
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Fractures & Dislocations

In addition, teeth loss, nose fracture & chin injuries are also common sports injuries.

Injury while playing a sport can be a nightmare for sportsperson as it can affect their career to a great extent. Some people play and enjoy sports for fun and get sports injury which can affect them both physically and mentally. Accidents, improper gear and poor training practices can result in such issues.

We treat a wide range of athletic injuries and our doctors and surgeons have expert knowledge about sport injuries therapies, treatment and medicines that result in speedy recovery.

Serious sports injury that our orthopedic surgeons deal with professionally are:

Back injury is very common. One may feel pain in the spinal cord; get mysterious neck pain injuries, knee injuries, leg foot or ankle injuries. A few injuries discussed in brief:

  • Partial and complete dislocation of shoulders: The muscles may have spasms because of dislocation and this may hurt more. Our doctor will take the X-ray and examine the shoulder to suggest proper treatment. Swelling, weakness, numbness and bruising will be addressed as well.
  • Elbow injuries for throwing athletes: Overhand throwing cause extreme stress on the elbow which can lead to severe overuse injury. If the elbow is not allowed to heal and used repeatedly even after pain, it can cause serious issues and often leads to dislocation. We at Cocoona address such elbow related injuries.
  • Mallet finger: When a tendon is damaged, deformity in the finger may take place. In this condition, the finger may not be in a position to straighten up. Our doctors offer best treatments for mallet finger issues.
  • Knee injuries: The Collateral Ligament Injuries are quite common and athletes who participate in soccer or football are often affected by this. Knee is the largest and the most complex joint of the body. Knee ligament sprains and tears are so crucial at times which can halt one to enjoy sports. Our doctors make use of advanced methods to help the sports person recover from the injury in the best manner.

From mild to severe bone injuries, our orthopaedic surgeons can address all types of sports injuries. Our doctors will assist in pre surgery and post surgery treatment. In case of minor issues, they will recommend medication and physiotherapy. For the best results in treatment of sports injury in Dubai, get in touch with us.

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