Sports Injuries / Broken Bones

Though Dr. Doute’ is a Fellowship trained Spine Specialist, we additionally treat all type of orthopedic injuries of the skeleton, including bones, muscles, joints, tendons, ligaments, sports injuries. Non-surgical treatment (bracing, medicines, physical therapy, pain control, injections) as well as surgical treatment, when needed.

Dr. Doute’ has a great background in Sports Medicine training, and is used to treating high performing high school and college athletes.

Exercising is good for you, but sometimes you can injure yourself when you play sports or exercise. Accidents, poor training practices, or improper gear can cause them. Some people get hurt because they are not in shape. Not warming up or stretching enough can also lead to injuries.

The most common sports injuries are:

  • Sprains and strains
  • Knee injuries
  • Swollen muscles
  • Achilles tendon injuries
  • Pain along the shin bone
  • Rotator cuff injuries
  • Fractures
  • Dislocations

If you get hurt, stop playing. Continuing to play or exercise can cause more harm. Treatment often begins with the RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation) method to relieve pain, reduce swelling, and speed healing. Other possible treatments include pain relievers, keeping the injured area from moving, rehabilitation, and sometimes surgery.

Video Education

(These animations and videos give some idea of how these procedures are done, but Dr Doute may or may not perform certain individual steps depicted, or may add or subtract from what is depicted, or change the procedure depicted, depending on the individual patients needs)

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Sprains and Strains

Treatment Strains/Sprains

Sprains vs. Strains

Broken Bones Treatment

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