Whether you are a football player or a marathon runner, a tennis player or a dancer, injuries are bound to happen if you are involved in any kind of physical activity. Staying physically active is essential for good health. However, sometimes, it can lead to injuries. These injuries should not get in the way of what you enjoy; rather, you should consult a Sports Medicine expert to help you get back on track and prevent future injuries.
Sports Medicine at Gustavel Orthopedics
Gustavel Orthopedics is the leading provider of Sports Medicine in Boise, ID. Dr. Gustavel is a Sports Medicine Orthopedic Surgeon and is well experienced in diagnosing and treating musculoskeletal injuries related to sports and exercise.
Sports Medicine healthcare professionals receive advanced training to restore the function of injured patients so that they can resume their physical activity as soon as possible. They are experts in preventing injury in active people like a professional athlete. However, they also treat teens and children involved in sports and adults who exercise for body fitness.
What is Sports Medicine?
Sports Medicine deals with the diagnosis, prevention, management, and treatment of injuries related to sports and exercise. Sports Medicine aims to help people engage in physical activities safely and effectively in order to achieve their fitness and training goals.
Sports Medicine specialist treats a wide variety of health conditions, including acute injuries like fractures, ligament tear, sprains, and dislocations. They also deal with chronic injuries like tendonitis, bursitis, overuse injuries, and degenerative diseases.
A Sports Medicine team may involve medical and non-medical staff, including physicians, orthopedic surgeons, physical therapists, nutritionists, psychologist, and physical trainers.
What sets us apart?
Apart from expertise and quality of service, much of our success is in how we deliver them. We ensure one-on-one approach and try to understand specific needs and work with each individual to achieve the best treatment goals. Our Sports Medicine team creates a program tailored to the individual needs to ensure faster recovery so that athletes can get back to their game.
WHAT ARE SPORTS INJURIES?
Injuries that occur while exercising or while playing a sport are called sports injuries. Children are particularly at a higher risk for these injuries, but adults can get them too. Risk of sports injury is higher if you:
- Do not adequately warm up before exercise/ sports
- Are not regularly active
- Play contact sports (Football and Basketball)
Sports Medicine Services at Gustavel Orthopedics:
Our approach to sports injuries is multidisciplinary, and we work with other specialists to treat you most effectively.
Conditions we treat may include:
- Bone and stress fractures
- Foot or heel pain
- Knee and shoulder injuries
- Pain in the hand or elbow
- Muscle and tendon tears and sprains
- Nerve entrapment and neuromas
- Tendonitis and bursitis
- Impingement syndromes
- Non-operative treatment of acute and chronic injuries