Sports Injury Treatment

The Sports Injury Treatment Unit at BLK Super Speciality Hospital is a dedicated sub-speciality offering non-surgical, surgical and rehabilitation programmes for various types of Sports and Orthopaedic injuries. The comprehensive treatment programme offered is tailored according to the patient’s unique medical needs. The team of proficient specialist at the Unit follow a multidisciplinary approach, to help patients get back to their performance level as before.

What Is Sports Injury And What Are The Treatments Available For It?

Sports injury refer to a variety of problems and defects that are a result of accidents that occur while playing sports or indulging in similar physical activities. The instances of sports injuries increase if you do not warm up properly before playing return back to the field after taking a long break or play contact sports. The sub speciality of trauma care and orthopaedic treat sports injuries like sprains, fractures, bone dislocation, and ligament tears. The treatment for sports injury aims at offering the best treatment to the patients to enable them to carry on with their sports career. These include a wide range of procedures both operative and non-operative. 

What Are The Conditions Treated Under Sports Injury Treatment?

Some of the major conditions we treat under Sports Injury Treatment include:

  • General
    • Joint cracking and popping
    • Muscle strain (pulled muscle)
  • Shoulder and Elbow
    • Clavicle fracture (broken collarbone)
    • AC joint injury
    • Labral tear of the shoulder
    • Rotator cuff tear
    • Rotator cuff tendinitis or tendinopathy
    • Shoulder instability
    • Common Shoulder and elbow problems (in players of paediatric and adolescent baseball)
    • Shoulder bursitis
    • Baseball-related shoulder injuries
    • Tennis elbow
    • Ulnar collateral ligament tear
  • Knee
    • ACL tear
    • Meniscus tear
    • Patellar dislocation
    • Patellar tendon rupture
    • Knee cartilage injury
    • Osgood-Schlatter disease
    • Patellofemoral pain syndrome (runner's knee)
  • Foot and Ankle
    • Achilles tendon rupture

What Are The Steps Required For The Preparation Of The Surgery?

Surgery for sports injury is usually performed when all the other non-operative treatment options fail to work. Whether you need to undergo surgery or not, is something that your doctor decides after performing several tests. However, the final decision is always of the patient or his family. The patient needs to keep all the steps mentioned below in mind, to ensure minimal post-surgical traumas and complications:

  • Gather information about all the pros and cons associated with the surgery. 
    • Pros
      • Allows the sportsperson to return to his/her sports
      • May protect from the future damage to the knee cartilage
      • Offers high potential for normal functioning of the knee
    • Cons
      • Recovery from surgery can take time during chronicle conditions
      • There are complications and risks of surgery
  • Arrange a nurse to take care of you after the surgery. 
  • Perform the entire required pre surgery test as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Discuss your medical history with your doctor.

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If you think you are facing similar conditions, or have suffered from them in the past, please contact the BLK Hospital team to schedule an appointment at : +91-11-30403040

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