Sports Injury Specialist

Advanced Care Specialists

Multi- Disciplinary Rehabilitation Clinic located in Racine, WI

Sports injuries can be emotional and daunting, and when left untreated pose the risk of increased symptoms and further health concerns. The team at Advanced Care Specialists, located in Racine, Wisconsin, is experienced in evaluating, treating, and preventing such injuries. To receive a sports injury consultation and begin your journey to recovery, call the office or use the online booking tool today.

Sports Injury Q & A

What are sports injuries?

Sports injuries are injuries developed during physical activity such as running, skiing, or football. Certain types of physical activity are prone to specific injuries. These injuries have the potential to occur unexpectedly or develop slowly over time. 

Common sports injuries include:

  • Joint sprains and strains
  • Knee injuries
  • Fractures
  • Dislocations
  • Concussions 
  • Shin splints
  • Injury to your Achilles tendon 
  • Swollen muscles

If left untreated, these injuries have the potential to cause further physical damage to your body. 

What are the symptoms of sports injuries?

Symptoms related to sports injuries include:

  • Muscle spasms
  • Inflammation
  • Burning 
  • Swelling
  • Headaches
  • Numbness 
  • Inability to put weight on an area
  • Chronic pain 
  • Sudden, sharp pain

If you have sustained these symptoms as a result of physical activity, it is important to consult a medical professional as they are signs that an injury has occurred. 

What treatments are available for sports injuries?

Minor sports injuries can be treated with simple techniques such as:

  • Ice
  • Rest
  • Elevation
  • Compression 

However, injuries can continue to persist. Fortunately, the team at Advanced Care Specialists offers treatments to target the underlying cause of your sports injuries and ensure that you gain increased mobility, improved quality of life, and reach peak performance after being injured. 

Advanced Care Specialists offer treatments such as:

  • Dynamic Neuromuscular Rehabilitation (DNS)
  • Graston Soft Tissue Technique® (GT)
  • Active Release Technique® (ART)
  • Motion palpation 

The team at Advanced Care Specialists determine the best treatment plan for you after your initial consultation.

What can I expect in a sports injury consultation?

The team at Advanced Care Specialists understands the emotional toll that sports injuries create. They aim to increase your physical performance, treat your sports injuries, and help you to avoid developing such injuries again. 

Your initial consultation at the practice involves a review of your health history, case history, and a physical examination to determine your individual needs. To ensure there are no altered positions of the vertebrae, X-rays are also performed during the physical examination if needed. 

The results of the consultation inform the team and an individualized sports injury treatment plan is created to ensure maximum results. 

To receive a sports injury consultation and begin your journey to recovery at Advanced Care Specialists, call or use the online booking tool today.