Sports Injury Specialist

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Sports Injury services offered in Newark and Milford, DE

Sports injuries happen even to the best of athletes. If you suffer a sports injury, contact the Mid Atlantic Spine and Pain team. The expert providers help you overcome the pain and dysfunction associated with acute and chronic sports-related pain so you can get back in action as soon as possible. Call the office in Newark or Milford, Delaware, or use this website to set up your consultation online today.

Q & A

How do you care for sports injuries?

Whether you’re a weekend warrior, a professional, or a highly engaged high school or collegiate athlete, you’re vulnerable to a sports injury. Sports injury care helps you restore function after an injury so you can get back to your sport or activity.

Sports injury care includes physical therapy, pain-reduction interventions, and surgical recommendations when necessary. 

When should I seek support for sports injuries?

The providers at Mid Atlantic Spine and Pain diagnose and treat many common sports injuries. You might also benefit from seeing a team member if you’re starting a new sport or exercise regimen. They can identify and treat imbalances that could lead to injury.

Symptoms that suggest a sports injury include:

  • Sudden, severe pain
  • Reduced range of motion
  • Swelling and bruising
  • Inability to place weight on an injured joint or move it normally
  • Extreme joint weakness
  • Clear displacement of a joint 

If you experience immediate or long-term symptoms of a sports injury, contact Mid Atlantic Spine and Pain right away. Your provider can help you find the root cause of your problem and offer real solutions. 

What types of sports injuries do you treat?

Mid Atlantic Spine and Pain treats a wide range of sports-related concerns, acute (immediate) or chronic, including:

  • Fractures
  • Sprains and strains
  • Cartilage injuries
  • Dislocations
  • Tendinitis
  • Knee pain
  • Shoulder and elbow pain
  • Hip pain
  • Back and neck pain
  • Wrist and hand pain
  • Foot and ankle pain 

If you have a sports injury that won’t heal on its own, contact Mid Atlantic Spine and Pain today. 

How do you diagnose and treat sports injuries? 

The providers at Mid Atlantic Spine and Pain individualize your treatment to you, your sport, and your goals in getting back to action. They assess your movement, strength, and flexibility to identify the root cause of the problem.

You may undergo ultrasounds, X-rays, or blood tests to help with diagnosis and inform treatment.

Therapies included are: 

  • Rest, ice, compression, and elevation (RICE)
  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like ibuprofen
  • Immobilization in a cast or brace
  • Physical therapy
  • Therapeutic injections, such as corticosteroid injections

If you have a condition that requires surgery, the expert team at Mid Atlantic Spine and Pain refers you to trusted surgeons in the community. 

Call Mid Atlantic Spine and Pain if you have a sports injury, or reach out via this website online. 

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