Categories for Sports Medicine

Should I Turn to Heat or Ice for My Sports Injury?

January 28, 2019

Regardless of how much you stretch or how careful you are, there’s a very high chance that you’ll injure yourself in one way or another while playing a sport. What should you do after that injury, though? Should you ice the injured area, or apply heat? The answer is both—ice and heat are both necessary parts of sports medicine in Fort Mill, SC. Continue reading to learn more about icing and heating your sports injuries. Start with ice Ice should be used immediately after a player injures himself or herself, and then applied every 20 minutes or so for the... View Article

Some Myths About Physical Therapy

November 7, 2018

Physical therapy is a type of treatment that addresses pain, injury recovery, mobility, strength and flexibility through non-invasive methods. Even though millions of patients benefit from physical therapy each year, there are still a lot of misconceptions floating around about this type of treatment. Read on to find out about some of the most common physical therapy-related myths and learn the truth about this widely-popular treatment option: Physical therapy is designed for accident and injury recovery: While most people associate physical therapy treatment with acute problems like auto accidents and sports injuries, physical therapy can actually be used to address... View Article

The Benefits of Stem Cell Therapy

June 28, 2018

Research into the benefits of stem cell therapy has gotten significantly more sophisticated in recent years. Many of the benefits of the therapy are already known, but there are other potential benefits researchers are looking into that could help people with chronic conditions to overcome and heal their injuries without the need for risky surgeries. In the therapy, doctors use a patient’s own stem cells to repair damaged tissues in their body and heal injuries. The therapy occurs relatively quickly through a series of injections, and is a quick and easy outpatient procedure. Here is some information from a clinic... View Article

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