How To Prevent And Treat Overuse Injuries
TRIA Orthopaedic Center (@TRIAortho) is a comprehensive center for orthopaedic medicine, providing clinical and surgical care, research, and innovative programs, with physicians specializing in sports medicine, acute injury, shoulder, hip, knee, spine, hand and wrist, foot and ankle, and fractures. TRIA’s sports medicine specialists have served as official team physicians for Minnesota’s professional sports teams for over 25 years. For more information, visit www.tria.com.
TRIA Orthopaedic is a chapter sponsor of PCA-Minnesota providing education and support around issues such as concussions, over-use injuries and athletic training. TRIA and PCA-Minnesota are collaborating to make youth and high school sports healthy and fun for all involved.
In this video, Dr. Anne Moore and Dr. Heather Bergeson offer advice on preventing overuse injuries. A key tactic is to cross-train, by swimming, bicycling, elliptical machines, etc. Athletes are urged to detect any pattern of pain during or after their activities. The sooner such pain is addressed in consultation with a physician, the sooner the doctor can help the athlete recover and return to play.