Athletic injuries may be the result of overuse or trauma. They can affect the bone, muscles, ligaments or tendons and are most commonly seen in areas such as the knees, shoulders, ankles, hips and back. While there is a wide range of potential sports-related injuries, there are a few that tend to occur more frequently than others. Those include:
Treatments provided by sports medicine specialists include conservative methods such as bracing, pain management and physical therapy. However, there are also many surgical procedures that these orthopedic physicians must also utilize. Frequently performed procedures include:
Athletic injuries are no fun which is why we want to get you back to moving more and hurting less. As leaders in assessing, diagnosing and treating sport related injuries, our team of sports medicine experts will provide a treatment plan centered around you. Take the first step towards moving more and hurting less by scheduling an appointment today.
Our clinic provides an on-call physician to the Emergency Room at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center and Baton Rouge General Health Center on Bluebonnet 24 hours a day. Additional service is provided through Our Lady of the Lake Urgent Care Clinics. We also treat acute sports injuries promptly in our office during our regular business hours. It is important to seek medical attention as soon as possible after an injury has occurred.
A slight twist of the knee during practice. An awkward, off-balance landing. Pain, swelling, and immobility. Whether it is cartilage damage, an ACL injury, or a patella dislocation, our sports medicine team can help you make a full recovery.Read More
Hip pain is a common complaint that can be caused by a wide variety of problems. Learn the details about the various types of hip injuries like a hip fracture or broken hip, bursitis, dislocation, labral tear & snapping hip syndrome.Read More
Because the shoulder is one of the body’s most mobile joints, it is susceptible to certain injuries and conditions. Your shoulders can be affected by injuries such as sprains, strains, and a rotator cuff tear. Learn how to treat and prevent shoulder pain & injury.Read More
Athletes suffer injuries to body parts other than the knee, hip, and shoulder. Our sports medicine physician diagnose and treat other injuries including ankle sprains and fractures, wrist fractures, achilles tendonitis, stress fractures, and plantar fasciitis.Read More