Sports Injuries Specialist

Lifestyle Rejuvenation Medical Group

Holistic Medical Group located in Hyde Park, Chicago, IL

Playing sports is an excellent way to stay in shape, but also raises the probability of getting injured. The team at Lifestyle Rejuvenation Medical Group, located in the heart of Hyde Park in Chicago, Illinois, helps you heal from your injuries so you can excel on the field, court, or arena again. The Lifestyle Rejuvenation Medical Group experts also help you reduce the chance of further injuries with supportive therapies. To heal your sports injuries like a pro and prevent re-injury through, put the Lifestyle Rejuvenation Medical Group team on your team today. Call the friendly office staff or book an appointment online.

Sports Injuries Q & A

What are sports injuries?

Your joints, bones, and soft tissues can easily be injured by high-impact activities or by landing wrong or twisting a limb during sports play. Common sports injuries include:

  • Rotator cuff tears
  • Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears
  • Achilles heel tears
  • Shin splints
  • Other sprains and strains
  • Fractures
  • Dislocations
  • Bruises
  • Abrasions

Sports injuries are common because of the high forces involved in most athletic activities. However, with treatment and care, you can heal and even prevent sports injuries. 

How can I heal sports injuries?

If you have a severe injury, such as a fracture or dislocation, go directly to the emergency room or to the Lifestyle Rejuvenation Medical Group office. If you have a minor injury — even if you don’t yet feel pain — you should institute the PRICE protocol as soon as possible:

  • Wash and PROTECT the injured area with a bandage, if necessary
  • REST your injury by avoiding walking, throwing, etc.
  • ICE your injury with a wrapped ice pack for about 10 minutes per hour for 24 hours
  • ELEVATE the injured part above your heart

You can control pain and inflammation with over-the-counter pain medication, if necessary. Arnica preparations can reduce bruising and swelling. If you’re still swollen and in pain a few days after your minor injury, make an appointment at Lifestyle Rejuvenation Medical Group.

How are sports injuries treated?

When dealing with sports injuries, the Lifestyle Rejuvenation Medical Group’s focus is on:

  • Resolving spinal subluxations (misalignments)
  • Decompressing the spine, if necessary
  • Nourishing injured tissues with massage
  • Correcting imbalances with physiotherapy
  • Repairing damage with regenerative medicine
  • Rehabilitating injuries with physical therapy
  • Making lifestyle adjustments that increase your health

Your team may also recommend different ways of performing moves you need to excel in your sports, plus adjust your diet and exercise routine to better support your fitness goals. Their aim is to not only heal the present injury but prevent future ones with recommendations and therapies such as: 

  • Correcting muscular imbalances
  • Resolving biomechanical deficiencies
  • Correcting improper sporting techniques
  • Correcting improper conditioning 

Adding your Lifestyle Rejuvenation Medical Group team to your workout and recovery routine keeps you in shape, catches problems early, and reduces your risk for future injury.

To resolve or prevent sports injuries, contact the experts at Lifestyle Rejuvenation Medical Group by phone or use the online scheduler.