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Sports Injury Care Options- Onto Orthopedics

Sports participation is not just for the young but for the young at heart. Keeping yourself fit oftentimes means encountering injuries. Muscle strains, ligament and tendon tears and cartilage injuries may cause your play to deteriorate. Come see us regarding your sports related injuries for evaluation and management. We welcome all athletes, whether you are a golfer, football player, swimmer, martial artist, or even a competitive rower.

Sports MedicineComprehensive care and surgical treatment of sports-related injuries include:

Shoulder care and arthroscopic surgery

Advanced Golf Injury Care

Advanced Hand and Wrist Care

Arthroscopic knee repair

Arthroscopic cruciate ligament reconstruction

Ankle care and treatment

Arthroscopic fracture management

State of the art treatment for sprains and strains

 

This list is by no means comprehensive! Please contact us at 214-731-3008 even if you have another sports injury-related issue.

Sports Medicine

 Visit our sports medicine teamWhat is Sports Medicine?

Sports medicine is one of the fastest growing specialties in medicine. It deals with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of injuries which result from athletic activities or sports. Sports medicine is a multidisciplinary field containing many professionals such as doctors, surgeons, physical therapists, coaches and other personnel. These medical professionals work towards restoring optimal function to the injured sportsman. Preventive care is an important aspect of sports medicine. Only in recent times has sports medicine emerged as a separate field of medicine and is rapidly evolving and growing with time. Nowadays, sports medicine is no longer only the domain of the star athelete. Sports medical care is now available to high school children, seniors and just about any individual who wants to stay fit and participate in physical activity.

With an increasing awareness of the beneficial effects of physical exercise, the demand for sports physicians is also rapidly increasing.

The Sports Medicine Physician

Sports medicine, a branch of medical science, also includes physical exercise and activity as a part of the program to improve stamina and performance for sports. Sports physicians are physicians who treat injuries of the bones, joints, muscles, and tendons. They work in hospitals, clinics as well as sports organizations. At Onto Orthopedics, Dr. Shawn Hayden is a Harvard trained expert with specialized training in sports medicine. He is meticulous and experienced with many years to his credit and has been practicing successfully in the Plano area north of Dallas, Texas. He works as part of a team with medical experts to create a rehabilitative plan for athletes including

Outdoor Sports Injury Care at Onto Orthopedics- Plano, TX

outdoor sportsComputers, television and video games are major sources of entertainment for the present generation. Unfortunately, this often produces couch-potatoes. Adults and children alike are spending their free time indoors in front of the tv or computer screen. The generations before the creation of the internet believed an outdoor sport was not only recreational but also therapeutic. Outdoor sports can give the body needed physical strength, alleviate anxiety, improve one’s mood and encourage problem solving and leadership.

Just like all good things, outdoor sports come with their own set of problems too. They can result in injuries ranging from mild sprains/strains to severe disabling conditions. Some of the injuries resulting from outdoor sport activities are sprains, strains, tennis elbow, golfer’s elbow, torn ligaments like ACLs (Anterior Cruciate ligament of the knee), Ulnar Collateral Ligament of the arm, head injuries, severe concussions, backaches, fractured vertebrae of the spine, broken ribs or bones of the body and so on. Common outdoor sports that can lead to such injuries are soccer, basketball, cricket, football or rugby, skiing, running, among others.4

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