The field of sports medicine focuses on injuries suffered by physically active men and women, whether you’re a professional athlete or weekend warrior. Be it a sudden injury or one that develops over time, the dedicated orthopaedic experts at Greater Washington Orthopaedic Group, PA, are here to help at their offices in Silver Spring, Rockville, and Germantown, Maryland. To learn more about sports medicine or help getting back on the field, schedule an appointment online or by phone today.
The doctors at Greater Washington Orthopaedic Group treats sports injuries in both youths and adults. Some of the most common sports injuries they treat include:
The experienced doctors at Greater Washington Orthopaedic Group have extensive training in all aspects of orthopaedic care for sports injuries and are ready to help you recover and get back in the game.
At Greater Washington Orthopaedic Group, the goal of sports medicine treatment isn’t just to get you back to full function, but to help you return to your sport in even better condition than before. You’ll also learn the best ways to avoid the same injury in the future.
Most sports injuries don’t require surgery. The specialists at Greater Washington Orthopaedic Group have five years of postdoctoral training in orthopaedic care, making them uniquely qualified to treat both mild and severe sports injuries.
Treatment is customized for the condition and your needs, so every case is unique. Your treatment may include splinting, bracing, short-term oral medication, and corticosteroid injections. Many patients benefit from occupational or physical therapy, which can help you regain strength and range of motion. Regenerative medicine like platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy may also encourage faster healing.
If you do require surgery, your doctor can perform the procedure using state-of-the-art equipment and techniques. Surgery is usually followed by physical therapy to restore you to full function.
If you’ve suffered a sports injury, call Greater Washington Orthopaedic Group or schedule an appointment online today.