Being an athlete takes heart, soul, and commitment. So does being a top rated, board certified sports medicine orthopaedic physician in Chicago. Our team of orthopaedic physicians and pain specialists will work with you one-on-one to diagnose, treat and facilitate your recovery.At Elmhurst Orthopaedics, our orthopaedic physicians and pain specialists are as committed to treating your sports injuries and getting you back in the game as you are to your sport and team.
Because of the high-impact of sports like football, track, and hockey, sports injuries are common. Our expert medical team understands how important it is to efficiently and effectively treat your sports related injuries. Our sports medicine team will work with you to provide the high-quality personalized care that you deserve so that you can get back to a state of optimal wellness.
A sports injury can be a traumatic experience. Whether you’ve sustained a fracture, torn a ligament, or just sprained your ankle, our sports medicine team is standing by to provide you with an accurate diagnosis of your injury. During a thorough evaluation, your orthopaedic physician will assess your injury, mobility, pain, and wellness goals to create a personalized comprehensive treatment plan that is optimized to meet your wellness goals and get you back to doing what you love safely.
Arthroscopic surgery is a type of surgery frequently used by orthopaedic surgeons to see, diagnose, and treat joint problems. By utilizing arthroscopic surgery, your orthopaedic surgeon at Elmhurst Orthopaedics will be able to better understand the severity of your injury and perform corrective surgery if necessary.
Sports medicine rehabilitation programs are specially designed for each individual and are optimized to be able to provide you with the strength, mobility, and flexibility that you need to get back on the field. Depending on the type or injury, the severity of injury, and your wellness goals, our sports medicine team will design a rehabilitation program for you to safely recover from your sports injury.
Taping, Bracing, and Padding
Taping, bracing, and padding are effective tools for sports injuries because of their ability to protect and support by decreasing range of motion and stress applied to the injured area. Our sports medicine team utilizes taping, bracing, and padding to prevent further injury and to stabilize your sports injury.
Training and Conditioning
Training and conditioning is an essential part of recovering from a sports injury. Our sports medicine team includes training and conditioning as a part of your comprehensive treatment plan to ensure that you do not experience re-injury. Recovering from a sports injury almost always means that you have to sit out of the game for a while, so you will need to train and condition in order to return to a state of optimal wellness.
Common Sports Injuries & Conditions:
- Sprains and Strains
- Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tears
- Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Tears
- Hamstring Sprains
- Shin Splints
- Stress Fractures
Non-Surgical Sports Injury Treatments
- Bracing & Casting
- Corticosteroids (injection and medication)
- Electric Stimulation
- Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
- Physical & Occupational Therapy
- Platelet Rich Plasma Treatment (PRP)
- Resting or stopping activity that causes pain
Sports Medicine Surgical Treatments:
- Fracture Care
- Arthroscopic Surgery
- Total Joint Replacement
- Ligament Reconstructions
- Cartilage Restoration Procedures
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If you have pain as a result of a sports injury, one of our expert orthopaedic physicians will examine you thoroughly in order to provide you with an accurate diagnosis and a personalized comprehensive treatment plan. It is goal to treat your pain and your condition as a whole and to provide you with the high-quality and individualized care that you deserve.