Sports medicine deals with physical well being and the treatment and prevention of Sports & Exercise related injuries.
Sprains and strains are common injuries that share similar signs and symptoms, but involve different parts of your body, Severe sprains and strains sometimes require surgery to repair torn ligaments, muscles or tendons. At URCare we take pride in affectively and efficiently identifying and treating both sprains and strains.
The approach to patients with acute pain begins by identifying the underlying cause and a disease-specific treatment. At URCare patients are assessed for underlying conditions. Acute pain can be controlled using regular evaluations of pain by our physician to monitor treatment effectiveness and to determine when changes are warranted.
Dislocations are joint injuries that force the ends of your bones to slip out of position. The cause is often a fall or a blow, sometimes from playing a contact sport. Prompt medical attention is needed to position the joint back in place, followed by several weeks of rest to avoid any further complications.
There are any numerous reasons for the upper and middle and lower back to be in pain. Strain or injury to the muscles and ligaments that support your spine is sometimes the problem. This can come from overuse or a pinched nerve, a fractured vertebra, a herniated disc,osteoarthritis. An evaluation by a physician can help you rule out possible causes and efficiently treat back related pain.
Everyday activities like typing, sports and accidents can cause wrist injuries and pain. Wrist pain with bruising and swelling can be a sign of injury. When a wrist injury occurs, the exact nature of the injury may not be immediately evident. In most cases, an imaging test such as an x-ray is the only way to confirm whether a wrist is sprained or broken. It is important to begin treating the injured wrist right away to avoid further complications and delay healing time.
Shoulder injuries can be either acute or chronic depending on when they are diagnosed and how long the pain or disability has been felt for. Without treatment shoulder injuries may lead to permanent stiffness or weakness and may result in progressive degeneration of the shoulder joint. Early detection is the key to preventing serious shoulder injuries.
Injury to any of the ankle and feet bones, ligaments or tendons can cause pain and loss of movement. A medical evaluation is necessary to diagnose the severity of the injury and to determine the appropriate treatment.
About 60% of our body weight is made of water. If you don’t get enough water, you can become dehydrated. Severe cases of dehydration can cause dizziness, confusion, and even seizures and affect athletic performance. Left untreated, dehydration increases the risk of other heat-related illnesses, including heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heatstroke. At URCare we administrate patients with electrolytes and IV fluids to combat dehydration and dehydration symptoms.
URCare stocks a complete array of state-of-the-art cast materials and hundreds of various assist devices (crutches, slings, boots, and other items) in all sizes. Cast technicians at URCare are some of the most experienced in Miami. They apply and remove casts and instruct you in the use of assist devices to help stabilize and protect muscles and bones during the healing process.
URCare is patient-focused health care center serving the Pinecrest area. Our unique approach to rehabilitation helps patients recover faster with better outcomes by using different exercises and therapy techniques to continually support the body to recover faster and stronger. We utilise diverse strengthening techniques and regular evaluations to address the injuries.
At URCare therapists focus on your fine motor skills, sensory details and balance to maximize outcome on helping patients across all ages achieve the ability to improve and achieve results.