The trauma is a specialization of sports medicine and traumatology. It is responsible for making a quick and accurate diagnosis of musculoskeletal injuries that occur during the practice of different sports, both professional and amateur.
Some sports injuries require surgery as the best option
Sports injuries depend on the sport that takes place. In all sports where you jump and run, the most common injuries are muscle and tendon due to overload. Although there are bone injuries such as stress fractures.
In sports where there is also twists and contact with other athletes such as football, basketball and handball, the most common injuries are ankle ligament and knee. In many cases surgery is required to treat these cases, especially the anterior cruciate ligament rupture of the knee.
When there are gestures launch and use of upper limb injuries appear shoulder and elbow.
Treating sports injuries
The treatment for such diseases should be a global, fast, functional and with great involvement in the monitoring and communication with other professionals, such as physiotherapists treatment.
If a sports injury is not at the right time can cause numerous consequences. On the one hand, it involves the frustration of the patient, leading to a psychological suffering for the interruption of the sport that is so important to him, whether professional or amateur.
When not in consultation with a specialist, the diagnosis and appropriate treatment can be delayed much in time and sometimes even complicate evolution.