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Avoiding Surgery after a Sports Injury

Health & Wellness The Newsletter About Your Health And Caring For Your Body

Avoiding Surgery after a Sports Injury

Exercise isan importantpartofahealthy lifestyle. For manypeople,playingsports isa funway toburnextra calories,socialize,andgetfit. Unfortunately, thisalso means the occasional sports injury or a flare-up of an old injury or condition. Youdon’thave tobeaprofessionalorevenanamateur athlete to suffer a sports injury. In fact, many times, those most susceptible to sports injuries are people who have just started exercising or participate on a recreational level. Sports injuries in this article will be defined as injuries to the musculoskeletal system, including muscles, bonesandtissuessuchascartilage.Themostcommon sports injuries include: SPRAINS: A sprain occurs when the connective tissue that joins the end of the bone with another is stretchedor torn. Thoseconnective tissuesareknown as ligaments. Sprains are caused by trauma such as a fall or blow to the body that knocks a joint out of position. Ankles,kneesandwristsaremostvulnerable

to sprains. However, back, neck and shoulder sprains are very common too. STRAINS: A strain occurs when a muscle or tendon is pulled, torn or twisted. Strains are non-contact injuries,suchas those thatoccur fromoverstretching. A common example of a strain is a muscle spasm. A back or neck strain is a very common injury treated in physical therapy. KNEE INJURIES: According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the knee is the most commonly injured joint. Orthopedicsurgeonsseemore than5.5millionpeopleannuallyforknee injuries,which can include runner’sknee (painor tendernessclose to the knee cap at the front side of the knee), tendonitis and iliotibial band syndrome (pain on the outer side of the knee). Severe knee injuries often include bone bruises or damage to the cartilage or ligaments. SHINSPLINTS: Shinsplintsoccurwhen there isapain along the largebone in thefrontof the lower leg,known as the tibiaorshinbone. Shinsplintsmostcommonly

occur inrunners,especiallythosewhoare juststartinga runningprogram. This isusuallydue topooralignment of the body, or weakness in the leg muscles. The teamatCompletePhysicalRehabilitationcan treat manyorthopedicand repetitivemotion injurieswithout theneed for invasivesurgeriesormedications. In fact, most doctors have their patients try physical therapy first before recommending any other procedures. The licensedphysical therapistsandphysical therapist assistants at Complete Physical Rehabilitation can customize a program that addresses the weakness of your particular musculoskeletal system, allowing you to recover quickly and remain active. Even if you have an old injury, it is important to have it evaluated byourphysical therapists toprevent long-termdamage like arthritis. If you have sports or orthopedic injuries like tendonitis, arthritis, a stress fracture or low back pain, our therapists can design a treatment plan to promote improved function, wellness and minimize the risk of re-injury.

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Don’t Let Pain Sideline You!

Injuries increase as you age… If you think back to when you were in your late teens, you could go into a full sprint no problem, take a flying leap and do a whole lot without the slightest thought about it. As you get older, your tissues become less elastic and in fact a little “drier.” When your muscle, tendon and ligament tissues have enough water, they are supple and stretchy, allowing you to do a lot of activities. Keep yourself hydrated and stretch often to maintain elasticity in your muscles. Before and after Knowing the right exercises to prepare for fitness activities is key. Our physical therapy experts have years of experience rehabilitating people after injuries and returning them pain-free to the activities they enjoy. What some people might not know is that physical therapists put specific exercise plans together based on your needs to prevent injury. If you do start to experience pain with activities, Complete Physical Rehabilitation can get you back to enjoying your activities pain-free. Call today to learn more how our programs can help you feel great! Preparing your body… It is important todosportsactivities,fitnessandahostofotherphysicalactivities to keep you healthy and happy. With a little bit of preparation, you can easily do these activities and decrease your risk for injury. • Do stretch often • Do strength training • Do coordination training • Do endurance training

There isnothingmoreexciting than takingonanewchallenge,sportoractivity.For mostofus, the thrillofaccomplishingaphysicalgoal iswhatwe live for.However, areyouprepared for it?The term “weekendwarrior”meansapersonwhodoesn’t really train for what they are doing; they just go out and do it on the weekend. How do most injuries occur? Most sports injuries occur from ill-prepared individuals who just jump into the activity without first increasing their strength, endurance and flexibility. Your muscles, tendons, ligaments and other tissues need to be warmed up to work properly.Theytakeenormousstrainduringrunningandsportsactivities.Therefore, if they are not in top condition, they are more prone to injury.

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Healthy Recipe Spiced Pear Tea

INGREDIENTS • 1 orange • 3 cups water • 2 (11.3 to 12 oz) cans pear nectar

• 1 tsp whole cloves • 6 tea bags • Small orange slices, halved (optional) • Stick cinnamon (optional)

• 1 tbsp honey (optional) • 4 inches stick cinnamon

INSTRUCTIONS Using a vegetable peeler, remove three wide strips of peel from the orange; set peel aside. Juice the orange into a large saucepan. Add the water, pear nectar and honey (if using) to orange juice in saucepan. For spice bag: Place the 4 inches of stick cinnamon, the cloves and the orange peel strips in the center of a 6-inch square of double-thickness, 100%-cotton cheesecloth. Bring corners together and tie with 100%-cotton kitchen string. Add spice bag to pear nectar mixture.Bringmixture toboiling; reduceheat.Coverandsimmer for10minutes. Remove from heat. Add tea bags; cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Remove tea bags and spice bag; discard. Serve in warm mugs. If desired, float orange slices on top of individual servings and serve with additional stick cinnamon.

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