Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine Clinic in Atlanta
Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation
Sports injuries treatment in Atlanta commonly treats conditions related to strains and sprains that are sustained through playing sports. These conditions are caused by tearing or overstretching ligaments, known as a sprain, or a tear or injury to the muscle which is known as a strain. However, we routinely see patients that have suffered arthritis, fractures, joint replacements as well as generalized pain.
High Power High Power Laser therapy is one of the best and most effective treatment protocol for any injuries and treatment.
Ultrasound is used to boost circulation to injured areas so that the healing process can be sped up. This method also reduces the swelling and pain that are associated with the injury. In addition, transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation, or TENS, can easily relieve pain by transmitting electric signals that go deep into the muscles.
Your athletic trainer is an integral part of your healing and repair process, and can often assist you in preventing future injuries. They are also responsible for the immediate intervention when an injury occurs. Many sports teams engage massage therapists that restore movement through manual techniques as well as reduce the pain felt during regular activity.
Proper rehabilitation begins with a proper diagnosis of the injury, followed by treatment throughout the entire recovery process. Pain relief and the optimization of muscle length are the key components to sports rehabilitation, and a complete rehab program serves to restore effective, pain-free motion related to sports.