n Do I Need Sports Medicine? - AOA Orthopedic Specialists

Every athlete’s biggest fear is getting injured. Whether you are a professional, amateur, or just someone who likes to go to the gym, an injury can be a debilitating setback to everyday life. Unfortunately, injuries are a very common occurrence in sports; However, there are physicians who are specifically trained to help ease the process of recovery as well as prevent future injuries.

Sports medicine physicians are fellowship trained physicians who both treat and aid in the prevention of sports and exercise related injuries. Pain is not always an appropriate indicator of injury severity when it comes to sports injuries. It is strongly recommended to see a physician if there is any pain or swelling lingering for more than a week after a sports injury. It is important to treat sports related injuries early and correctly in order to prevent any future or additional problems that may have potential to occur. At AOA Orthopedic specialists, we have multiple sports medicine trained orthopedic surgeons, physicians, physical therapists, and athletic trainers who are utilizing todays most cutting-edge technology.

The most common sports-related injuries are

  • Ankle Sprain
  • ACL Tear
  • MCL Tear
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Fractures
  • Turf Toe
  • Concussions

Here at AOA Orthopedic Specialists, our team of physicians, physical therapists, and trainers provide the top orthopedic, rehabilitation, and injury prevention care in the DFW. Using both conservative and surgical treatment plans, we will get you back to your active lifestyle stronger than ever before. Call our 24/7 scheduling hotline to make an appointment with one of our specialists today!

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