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Sports injuries: Types, treatments and prevention using Orthogen PRP

Sports injuries are quite common in this day and age when full-contact sports are becoming more and more popular. Sports injuries are any injury that you suffer as a result of sports or exercise, Bruises, strains, sprains, tears, and broken bones can result from sports injuries. Soft tissues like muscles, ligaments, tendons, fascia, and bursae may be affected. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is another potential type of sports injury.

Countless professional and amateurs athletes have been bedridden for prolonged periods due to the injuries suffered on the field. Prevention is better than cure and here it is best to be equipped with all sorts of safety equipment before going unto the field. Apart from this, there is very little extra you can do to prevent this problem. Some popular types of sorts injuries are as follows;

1.Pulled Muscle - Here, a muscle is strained to the point of breakage, symptoms include pain, swelling, weakness, and difficulty or inability to use the muscle.

2.Torn ACL- The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) helps hold the knee joint together and provides stability. A torn ACL is a sports injury that may occur when landing the wrong way, changing direction or stopping quickly, or from a direct blow to the knee. People who suffer a torn ACL may hear a pop and then feel their knee no longer functions. Pain, swelling, and loss of range of motion are symptoms of a torn ACL.

Torn MCL, Shin Splints, Stress Fracture, Plantar Fasciitis, Sprained Ankle, Tennis Elbow, Low Back Pain, Hip Bursitis are other examples of popular types of sports injuries.

Here at Orthogencare, the cutting edge of treatment i.e PRP is implemented. So, what exactly is PRP?

It is the cutting edge of medical innovation in orthopaedics. Here, a sample of your blood is collected and laced in a device known as a centrifuge which goes on to separate the components of blood, your platelets and your stem cells separate and these are once again injected into the problem area. Basically speaking your own body is healing you, that's the wonder that modern medicine is capable of, this technique requires considerable expertise and the conditions for the extraction, preservation and administration of the platelets and stem cells need to be meticulously controlled. Here at, Orthogencare we have considerable experience in the use of the PRP process to mend sports injuries.

Blog reviewed by: Dr Vineeth MB
Mail Us: orthogencare1@gmail.com
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