Top four ways of Treating Sports Injuries

by Zara Smith online digital marketar

Sports injuries can make the players hopeless. Opting for the right kind of treatment can be fruitful for the patients and help in speedy recovery.

Sports injuries occur due to an accident while the game is going on or if inappropriate equipment is used during the game. Not warming up before the start of the game or pushing oneself too hard can also cause injuries. The most common sports injuries include the ankle sprain, groin pull, hamstring strain, shin splints, knee injuries, tennis elbow, etc. Sports injuries usually occur in the form of strains or sprains.

Strains are injuries to the muscle fibres/tendons whereas sprains are injuries to the ligaments. Sports injuries occur when a strong force is applied to a joint in the motion -- leading to hyperflexion or hypertension. There are several sports injury treatment centres operating in major cities which can help in the treatment of the injury. Treatment of such injuries is important so that the players don’t get sidelined from the game. Below are a few therapeutic options:

     Aqua Therapy

This particular therapy involves rehabilitation and exercising in the water. The buoyancy of water enhances the flexibility, range of motion and supports weak muscles. Hydrostatic pressures aids in reducing the pain -- which in turn helps in increasing the range of motion. Water is known to provide resistance through fiction which also helps in strengthening and conditioning of the injury and also reduces the risk of future injury due to loss of balance.


If you think that the treatment options for sports injuries are less, then you are wrong. Acupuncture is a natural treatment option meant for the treatment of frozen shoulders, sprains, strains, joint dysfunction, shin splints, etc. Acupuncture should be chosen for the treatment since it has various benefits attached to it. This treatment option helps in decreasing inflammation, reducing swelling, decreasing bruising and improving the overall response of the body towards pain.

     Soft tissue massage

Soft tissue massage is the manipulation of the body muscles, connective tissue, tendons, ligaments and joints. There are benefits of soft tissue therapy when it comes to treating sports injuries since it helps in pain reduction and allows one to complete the daily tasks without feeling the pain. This particular therapy also helps in improving the healing time of strained ligaments. Other benefits of this therapy include strengthening of the immune system, an increase of endorphins, improvement in oxygen flow, etc.

     FMT (Functional Manual Therapy)

A therapist specialising in functional manual therapy will be able to identify mobility limitations within the joints, soft tissues, viscera and neurovascular tissues. FMT services include using active release techniques, strength training, joint mobilization, etc. for the treatment of sprains and strains. One can also use heat, cold, electrical stimulation and water-based treatment for speedy healing and recovery.

Hot and cold therapy and immobilisation are a few other techniques to be practised immediately after an injury.

If someone is looking for a post-operative rehabilitation in Delhi, then joining Vardaan is suggested. It is a welfare initiative being operated by the Times of India Group which provides pain management therapies. Joining a physiotherapist centre in Delhi will also help in treating the problem of sports injuries through non-surgical methods.

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