Many people today lead an active lifestyle, and sports injuries can occur to career professionals as well as weekend warriors.
Everything from tennis elbow, torn rotator cuffs, lower back pain, heel injuries, and knee pain can sideline active people. If you are injured playing a sport, it is important that you find out quickly what is causing your pain or weakness.
Many times tingling, numbness, weakness and pain will accompany a sports injury. It is important to find out what is causing your pain so that you can begin the healing process.
Several tests the doctor may order include x-rays, MRIs, Electromyography (EMG) and Nerve Conduction Study (NCS) can help to diagnose the injury and get you on your treatment plan quickly. Any pain in your arms, legs, hands, feet, back and neck can be diagnosed by Dr. Mir using these tests.
Treatment of injuries may include physical therapy, exercise, braces or orthotics, surgery, and selective nerve injections. It is also important to develop strength and conditioning programs to help prevent future injuries.