Sports Injury Doctor


Sports injuries are a group of injuries that are sustained during sports or the mechanism of injury mimics that of sports. For example a knee ligament tear can be sustained during a twisting motion in football and also by falling from stairs at home.



Acute Injuries:

Acute injuries are those which occur because of a noticeable incident, e.g.: Shoulder dislocation during a wrestling match. These are mostly grievous injuries, and require immediate medical attention. Often detailed evaluation is required to avoid missing any significant structural loss because of the injury. At times when the injury is severe, it requires surgery to fix the damaged structure. Most commonly, these surgeries are carried out by minimal invasive means – Arthroscopy.

Chronic/Overuse Injuries:

These are injuries that occur because of overuse or repetitive trauma to a particular part of the body. E.g.: Meniscus or Cartilage injury in Running. These injuries are mostly sustained because of lack of proper knowledge or improper skills during practice or training. These injuries should not be overlooked as they can cause irreversible changes in due course of time. If detected early, these injuries can be managed with physical therapy and rehabilitation, technique change/adaptation and sometimes surgery if a damaged structure is to be repaired.

List of Sports injury causes

There are several causes of sports injuries:

  • No stretching and warming up during exercise
  • Accident
  • Wearing shoes that do not fit well
  • Lack of safety equipment

Also, the Symptoms of Sports injury are:

  • Bruising
  • Swelling
  • Range of motion fall
  • Difficulty moving body parts normally
  • Stiffness and weakness

Are you facing such symptoms? If yes, then it is better to consult with the best sports injury doctor in South Delhi. You will get back to your performance level as the doctor will provide magnificent medical facilities. Further, the doctor will advise you to follow the RICE method after the surgery. The RICE method is: Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation.

How does a surgeon treat Sports injuries?

First off, sports injuries depend on the types and severity. It might take a few days or weeks. In the case of serious injuries to athletes, some treatments are required-

  • Injections to eliminate pain
  • Prescription anti-inflammatory medications
  • Immobilization with a splint, sling, or other top medical devices
  • Surgery to repair ligament and fracture
  • Physical therapy

Dr Ankit Varshney is the best sports medicine doctor in Delhi and is the first choice of athletes when it comes to their injuries. Dr Varshney has a precise understanding of these injuries from the athlete point of view and believes that every athlete is different and requires a customized treatment plan.

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