Sports injuries can happen during any type of physical activity, regardless of whether you play a sport. The highly skilled team at CHOICE Pain & Rehabilitation Center diagnoses and treats sports injuries at their locations in Lanham, Hyattsville, Gaithersburg, Dundalk and Pikesville, Maryland. For quality sports medicine care if you’re in Maryland or the Washington, D.C., area, schedule an appointment online or by phone today.
Sports medicine focuses on relieving pain and restoring normal function to patients with musculoskeletal injuries. The team at CHOICE Pain & Rehabilitation Center offers comprehensive sports medicine, including evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of injuries you may sustain during sports or exercise.
Sports injuries can affect any part of your body, from head trauma to an ankle sprain. The team at CHOICE Pain & Rehabilitation Center treats a wide range of sports injuries, including:
These injuries may result from acute trauma, such as a fall, or they may develop gradually from repetitive strain.
First, your physician at CHOICE Pain & Rehabilitation Center carefully reviews your medical history and performs a physical exam. They ask you to describe your specific symptoms and how the injury occurred.
During the physical exam, your physician may check your muscle strength and range of motion to help pinpoint the source of your pain. They may also take diagnostic tests, such as:
If they suspect a nerve injury, your physician may take an electrodiagnostic test such as an electromyography (EMG) to evaluate your nerve function.
Once they determine the cause of your pain, the team at CHOICE Pain & Rehabilitation Center develops a personalized treatment plan. They practice a multidisciplinary approach to pain management and rehabilitation.
Depending on your specific condition, treatment may include:
The team at CHOICE Pain & Rehabilitation Center also offers medication management for continued care at home. In addition to pain relief, they advise you on how to prevent future sports injuries with exercises to increase strength and flexibility.
For comprehensive and individualized sports medicine treatment, call CHOICE Pain & Rehabilitation Center or schedule an appointment online today.