Playing sports is a great way to stay physically active, bond with teammates, work towards a goal and have fun. In fact, more teens and young adults participate in some sort of high school sport in Texas than any other state. It really is an American way of life.
But playing sports also means risking injury, since the games can be physically demanding (especially physical contact sports like football and basketball.) More than 2.6 million children ages 19 and under visit an emergency room for a sports injury every year. That’s a lot of injuries requiring medical attention and keeping kids out of the games they love.
Luckily, the sports medicine physicians at Hunt Regional Healthcare are ready to care for any athlete who walks through our doors. We understand the trauma associated with sports injuries and are here to help correct the problem as best as possible. We have years of experience treating some of the most common sports injuries, including:
- Ankle sprains
- Athlete’s foot
- Back pain
- Bone or growth plate injuries
- Head-related illnesses
- Knee injuries
- Ligament injuries
- Muscle strains
- Repetitive-motion injuries
- Tendon ruptures
- And more
More advanced treatments offered include:
- ACL reconstruction
- Shoulder arthroscopy
- Knee arthroscopy
- Rotator cuff repair
- Cartilage restoration/injury
- Carpal tunnel treatment
- Total joint replacement (hip, knee, shoulder)
- Viscosupplementation for relief of osteoarthritis pain
- PRP/stem cell injections
When an athlete experiences one of these injuries (or others), our sports injury specialists will work closely with the athlete, his/her parents, coaches or athletic trainers to get them back in the game as quickly (and safely) as possible. We provide comprehensive orthopedic surgical services in our state-of-the-art surgical suites, using the latest techniques in orthopedic care for the best outcomes.
Depending on the injury and its severity, we also provide pain management services, which include minimally invasive techniques, to get athletes back to what they love sooner.
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