The Importance of Rehabilitation Therapy in Recovering From Sports Injuries and Preventing a Recurre

If you’ve been injured playing sports or during athletic training, we understand that you’re eager to get back in the game as quickly as possible. At Total Health Solutions Medical Center in Milton, Georgia, our team provides comprehensive rehabilitation services to help you overcome your injury and keep it from recurring.

In this blog, we answer some frequently asked questions about sports injuries and outline what you can expect during rehabilitation therapy. The right rehabilitation program can help you better recover from sports injury and prevent a recurrence.

What are some common sports injuries?

We treat a wide variety of musculoskeletal and orthopedic injuries, such as:

Joint problems are often associated with sports injuries and can cause chronic pain that impairs your mobility. In addition to pain and loss of function, other symptoms of sports injuries include swelling, tenderness, stiffness, weakness, instability, headaches, confusion, numbness, and tingling. 

Of course, the telltale sign of a sports injury is difficulty bearing weight or using your injured body part. Should your injury worsen or fail to improve after a few days of rest, please seek medical attention promptly.

What causes sports injuries?

In most cases, your injury is due to one of the following:

If your exercise environment is not designed well or is unsafe, it also puts you at risk for a serious injury.

What treatment options are available to repair a sports injury?

At Total Health Solutions Medical Center, we’re passionate about helping you optimize your health. To help your injury repair completely so that you can return to the sport you love, we tailor a care plan for you that includes integrative, alternative, and holistic methods. Some of the approaches we may recommend for you include:

At our state-of-the-art clinic, we prioritize proper nutrition and weight management in all of our custom care plans because we believe they are the foundation of true health.

How can I prevent a recurrence of my sports injury?

Rehabilitation therapy is critical in helping you rebuild your flexibility, strength, balance, and endurance so you make a full recovery and avoid another injury. To protect against reinjury, we recommend that you follow your rehabilitation program carefully and always warm-up before engaging in a match, race, game, or other strenuous activity. 

Reclaim your quality of life after a sports injury. Call our dedicated team today to get started with your rehabilitation therapy, or use our online booking tool.

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