OrthoTexas is a leading group of orthopedic physicians and surgeons offering
comprehensive healthcare services to the people of Frisco, TX. The sports
medicine specialists providing advanced treatment and therapies to help
the athletes recover as well as prevent future injuries. Using state of
the art medical equipment and technology, the physicians at OrthoTexas
are proficient in the surgical as well as non-surgical care of various
sports related injuries or orthopedic conditions. They also lay special
focus on strengthening the specific joints that are vulnerable to be injured
in the particular sport played by an athlete.
Sports injuries are common among players of contact and collision sports
such as football, basketball, boxing, squash and baseball. Some injuries
may be minor and heal on their own within a few days, while others may
require comprehensive treatment by a
sports medicine specialist.
Common Sports Injuries Treated At OrthoTexas:
Shin Splints: This is a common orthopedic condition and is often seen in runners and
jumpers. It is characterized by pain along the shinbone, in the front
part of the lower leg. Shin Splints are likely to occur in sportspersons
who have recently intensified or modified the training schedules.
Achilles Tendinitis: This is an overuse injury caused as a result of repetitive strain on
the Achilles tendon, the tissue that joins the heel bone to the muscles
in the calf. It can occur in runners who have suddenly increased the duration
of their runs.
Rotator Cuff Tears: This form of injury is often seen in athletes who have to perform repetitive
overhead movement, such as while playing basketball, badminton, tennis
etc. People having a Rotator Cuff Tear may experience intense pain and
weakness in their arm as well as shoulder, restricted range of motion
and hear a cracking or snapping sound while moving the joint.
Metatarsal Stress Fracture: The condition is characterized by a partial crack in any of the five
metatarsal bones in the foot. It can be caused as a result of direct blow,
sudden twisting, and landing inappropriately from a jump and a recent
increase in physical activity. Metatarsal stress fractures can also occur
due to excessive weight bearing activities such as running, jumping, sprinting etc.
For more information about the medical services provided by the sports
medicine specialists at OrthoTexas, Frisco, you can call at
(214) 618 – 5502 or visit 5757 Warren Pkwy, Suite 180, Frisco, TX 75034.