Sports physicians diagnose and treat uncomfortable conditions to help you deliver your maximum performance, both on and off the field.
They also suggest you exercises and techniques to improve your strength and balance that contribute to your success as an athlete.
(6) Improving overall Fitness:
Sports physicians help athletes prevent muscle sprains, strains and tears to keep their bodies in shape.
They also conduct full body and musculoskeletal examinations to help them maintain their overall fitness.
(7) Non-Surgical Treatment:
Sports physicians try to avoid surgery in less severe cases and instead focus on treating injuries with non-surgical methods like physical therapy and acupuncture.
These treatments are often non-invasive and require shorter recovery time.
(8) State-of-the-Art Surgical Treatment:
In the cases where surgery is indispensable, sports physicians use advanced surgical procedures, like arthroscopic ACL repair, platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy, hip arthroscopy, stem cell therapy and rotator cuff repair to restore the function of injured areas.
(9) Education & Nutrition:
Sports medicine doctors teach you how to fuel your body properly to deliver greater performance consistency.They also focus on each athlete’s dietary needs depending on his/her general health and athletic goals.
(10) Rehabilitated Mobility:
Sports injuries can impair your mobility and flexibility, thus preventing you from conducting your athletic activities. Sports physicians help you restore function, increase strength and flexibility, improve range of motion, and prevent injuries from occurring.
(11) Improving Confidence:
An athlete fights with different type of injuries on the field that could make him/her self-conscious. Sports physicians address their specific needs, thus helping them regain their confidence and enjoy their game.