Sports Injuries

Worried about sports injuries?

The best way to deal with them is prevention. This includes knowing the rules of the game, using proper equipment and playing safe.

Injuries usually occur due to improper training, poor footwear/safety equipment and poor foot biomechanics and in teens during rapid growth.

Acute injuries usually occur from a single blow.

Ex: Cross check in hockey

  • Fracture
  • Bruise/contusion
  • Sprain
  • Abrasion/laceration

Overuse or chronic injuries happen over a period of time.

Ex: Repetitive movement in training, running, throwing, etc.

  • Stress fracture
  • Tendonitis

Some common sports conditions

  • Planter fascitis
  • Heel pain
  • Morton’s neuroma
  • Achilles tendons
  • Blisters
  • Ankle sprain
  • Shin splints
  • Turf toe – stiff toe
  • Black toe – bruise under the toe nail

Prevention is the key to enjoy injury free sports. Remember to stretch before and after all activity and see your chiropodist to maintain healthy feet.

Treatment Modalities

  • Orthotics
  • Pain free laser therapy
  • Hydro therapy
  • Footwear
  • Biofreeze
  • Padding and strapping
  • Stretching exercises