Athletes give all they’ve got when they’re running, jumping or swinging a driver, which means sports injuries are as serious as they are common. If you’ve been sidelined because of a sports injury, it’s important that you take the proper steps to get back on the field. Whether you need surgery and physical therapy for a torn ACL or to recover from a concussion, we have expert sports medicine doctors and therapists who can help you get back in the game.
Do I need some rest, or a doctor?
Deciding whether or not to see a doctor can be a tough call. And for many sports related injuries, you may not need to. But with medicine, there are no hard and fast rules on whether or not to see a doctor. Some seemingly small pains can turn out to be big injuries. And what might feel like a broken ankle can turn out to be a minor sprain.
Some seemingly small pains can turn out to be big injuries. And conversely, what might feel like a broken ankle can turn out to be a minor sprain. When in doubt, a visit to a doctor is always just a phone call away, and can be worth the trip even just for the peace of mind. If you need help finding a sports medicine doctor, you can use our online Find a Physician tool to get started.
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