Sports Injuries

Sports injuries can happen to active individuals of any age and ability level. From an ankle sprain to a stress fracture, sports injuries can be incapacitating and painful. Our orthopedic specialists help patients create a customized treatment plan for all types of athletic injuries.

Causes of Athletic Injuries

Anyone who participates in a sport or exercise routine can experience a sports injury. At OrthoNOW, we understand that sports injuries can happen for a variety of reasons depending on the athletic activity. Some of the common sports injury causes we address include:

  • Improper stretching or warming up
  • Faulty or improper exercise equipment
  • Insufficient conditioning
  • Inadequate training techniques

The orthopedic specialists at OrthoNOW Orthopedic Urgent Care in Doral, Florida help athletes find immediate treatment for their sports injuries.

Types of Sports Injuries

Sports injuries can describe many different types of injuries that involve the musculoskeletal system. The orthopedic specialists at OrthoNOW Orthopedic Urgent Care provide immediate treatment with minimal to no wait for an assortment of sports injuries, including:

Concussions

Many sports can result in head trauma or concussion. Our orthopedic specialists offer Baseline Concussion Testing and normal concussion testing for athletes.

Shoulder Pain

Shoulder injuries and shoulder pain may include damage to the rotator cuff, fractured collarbones, and torn or strained ligaments. If left untreated, shoulder injuries can worsen and create chronic pain. Our orthopedic doctors help athletes treat their shoulder injuries.

Spinal Injuries

Our on-site services aid our orthopedic specialists in diagnosing neck and spinal sports injuries, such as spinal stenosis, sciatica, herniated discs, and more. After a back or neck injury, it’s important to see immediate attention from an orthopedic specialist.

Fractures and Broken Bones

Rough or high-intensity sports sometimes lead to broken or fractured bones. Treating fractured bones immediately ensures that the bones heal properly, and that there isn’t any vascular or muscular damage. Our specialists at OrthoNOW examine and treat fractured bones without the sometimes lengthy wait of an emergency room.

Knee Injuries

Knee injuries are among the most common sports injuries. Our orthopedic specialists use the latest technology to diagnose and treat various knee injuries, like runner’s knee and torn ligaments and cartilage.

Hip Pain

Hip pain is often caused by chronic conditions, such as bursitis, osteoarthritis, and osteonecrosis. Our urgent care facility provides immediate orthopedic care for athletes suffering from chronic hip pain.

Elbow and Hand Injuries

The orthopedic specialists at OrthoNOW in South Florida treat sports injuries in the hands and elbows, such as tennis elbow (epicondylitis), elbow hyperextension, or tears of the UCL (ulnar collateral ligament).

Sports Injury Treatment in South Florida

The orthopedic specialists at OrthoNOW Orthopedic Urgent Care in South Florida understand that sports injuries don’t happen by appointment. Our urgent care facility provides high quality orthopedic treatment for sports injuries on a walk-in basis with little to no wait.

Visit our Doral, Florida location for immediate orthopedic sports injury treatment, or schedule a visit by calling (305) 537-7272.