Blog

Soft Tissue Injuries

Posted on behalf of Atlanta Orthopedic Surgeon

Sports Injury Treatment in Atlanta GASoft tissue injuries involve damage to the ligaments, tendons, and muscles. These injuries include sprains, strains, bursitis, tendonitis, and contusions. Ligaments are strong bands of fibrous tissue that connect bone to bone and work to stabilize a joint. Tendons are strong fibrous bands that attach the muscle to the bone. Injuries can result from a fall, a severe twisting motion, repeated overuse, or during an accident (e.g. car crash). At Ortho Sport & Spine Physicians, we know that these soft tissue injuries can cause a great deal of pain after they happen and while they are healing. We are dedicated to offering our patients with a one to one physician/patient relationship to find the root cause of the problem so that it can successfully be treated and so that it can heal properly.

Many people find relief from their soft tissue injuries using the RICE method of treatment: (R) Rest, (I) Ice packs, (C) Compression, and (E) Elevation. Rest and ice packs can help reduce the pain associated with the injury and reducing swelling within the first 24-48 hours. Using an elastic bandage (compression) and keeping the injured area elevated with also contribute to a reduction in swelling. However, this at-home treatment method does not work for every injury. If a popping sound was heard when the ligament was injured, if there is immediate swelling and the inability to bear weight on the injured area, medical treatment must be sought.

At Ortho Sport & Spine Physicians, we take a different approach to practicing medicine. Our low patient to provider ratio allows us to give individualized care to each of our valued patients. We take the time to make an accurate and specific diagnosis, and then we will recommend a customized treatment plan with your individual goals and needs in mind.

If you have received a soft tissue injury, please contact us today to schedule a consultation with one of our physicians. We look forward to working with you to find the relief you need to stay active and enjoy your best life.

Posted on behalf of Dr. Armin Oskouei, Ortho Sport & Spine Physicians

Circle Us on Google+

Ortho Sport & Spine Physicians
5730 Glenridge Dr NE, Suite 230
Atlanta,GA 30328

(678) 752-7246

Free MRI Review! Get a Free Second Opinion.Is Minimally Invasive Treatment Right for You?
Testimonials
Latest posts

Your Pain Is An Opportunity For You To Experience Success

When you experience any kind of pain in your life, it’s an opportunity to overcome the challenges associated with it. At Ortho Sport & Spine, we offer many options for treatments of your neck, back, leg, knee and many other pains that you may be experiencing. We have treatments to help you recover from your painful condition that you are suffering from.

“Help! I Need Urgent Orthopedic Care In Atlanta!”

When it comes to getting injured, this is not something you’ve planned, and set a date for on your icalendar. Injuries happen suddenly, and with no prior planning. You’re walking into the meeting. You check your watch to make sure you’re on time.

Choose from one of our 7 locations
Decatur Imaging Center - MRI, X-Ray Macon North Atlanta - Sandy Springs Orthopedic Surgery Center Savannah South Atlanta - Morrow

Ortho Sport & Spine Physicians - Decatur, GA

Ortho Sport & Spine Physicians - Savannah, GA

Ortho Sport & Spine Physicians - Macon, GA

Orthopedic Surgery Center - Atlanta, GA

Imaging Center - MRI, X-Ray - Atlanta, GA