Making a career in Sports is a physically as well as mentally challenging task, and without professional guidance on fitness management, there are more chances of fatal injury. Therefore, if you are a sportsperson or if you are aspiring to be one, make sure you put your health in well qualified and experienced hands.

In case you have been through any mishap on the field or off the field, the chances of you getting back on the game depend on the extent of recovery. So when the future and career is at stake, always choose the best hospital which can give you the best course of treatment. And not just accidental injury, regularly playing sports also results in decay of the bones and joints over the time.

Dang Hospital gives you the comprehensive packages to keep the sporting injuries in check. Our team of expert athletic trainers and physiotherapists are capable of providing the best care, keeping your routine and sport.

Sports injuries are injuries caused during sports or exercise. It is possible to injure any part of the body with sports/exercise, however the term 'sports injuries' is commonly used to refer to injuries of the musculoskeletal system.

Commonly caused by "wear and tear", direct impact or applying force that is greater than what the body can withstand.

Types of Sports Injuries

The most common sports injuries are -

  • Sprains and strains
  • Knee injuries
  • Swollen muscles
  • Achilles tendon injuries
  • Pain along the shin bone
  • Rotator cuff injuries
  • Fractures
  • Dislocations

Prevention of sports injuries

  • Wear appropriate footwear.
  • Tape or strap vulnerable joints, if necessary.
  • Use the appropriate safety equipment, such as mouth guards, helmets and pads.
  • Drink plenty of fluids before, during and after the game.
  • Try to avoid exercising in the hottest part of the day, between 11 am and 3 pm.
  • Maintain a good level of overall fitness, particularly in the off season (in the months between playing seasons for a sport).
  • Cross-train with other sports to ensure overall fitness and muscle strength.
  • Ensure training includes appropriate speed and impact work so muscles are capable of the demands of a game situation.
  • Don't exert yourself beyond your level of fitness. Gradually increase intensity and duration of training.
  • Use good form and technique.
  • Cool down after sport with gentle, sustained stretches.
  • Allow adequate recovery time between sessions.
  • Have regular medical check-ups.