Sports clinic

Arthroscopy and sports medicine:-

Arthroscopy is minimally invasive surgical procedure in which an examination sometimes treatments of damage of the interior of a joints is performed using an arthroscopy a type of endoscope that is inserted into the joint through a small incision. Arthroscopic procedures can be performed either to evaluate or to treat an array of orthopaedic condition including torn floating cartilage torn surface cartilage ACL reconstructions and trimming damage Cartilages. Arthroscopy is used for joints of the knee, shoulder, elbow wrist ankle and foot. The surgical instruments used are smaller than traditional instruments. Surgeons view the joint area on a video monitor and can diagnose and repair torn joint tissue such as ligaments and menisci or cartilage.

What are Sports injuries?

Sports injuries are injuries that occur to athletes in major sporting events. In many cases these types of injuries are due to overuse of a part of a body. When participating in a certain activity. For example runner’s knee is painful condition generally associated with running while tennis elbow is form of repetitive stress injury at the elbow although it does not often occur with tennis players. Other type of injuries can be caused by a hard contact with something. This can often cause a broken bone or torn ligament or tendon.
Injuries are a common occurrence in professional sports and most team close connection to the medical community. Controversy has arisen at time when team have made decision that could threaten a player’s long-term health for short term gain.

Classification

Sports injuries can be broadly classified as either traumatic or overuse injuries, traumatic injuries account for most injuries in contact sports such as Football, Cricket, Tennis Rugby because of the dynamic and high collision nature of these sports. These injuries range from bruises and muscle strains to fractures and head injuries.

Sign and symptoms
Inflammation is characterized by pain localized swelling, heat, redness and a loss of function

Bone injuries:-

Repetitive activity or a heavy impact while playing sport can injure bones causing:

A broken bone may cause swelling significant brushing and tenderness around the injured area and bleeding if the bone has broken the skin. It’s unlikely you will be able to use the affected limb.

Arthroscopic surgeries of Knee Hip shoulder ankle and wrist:-

Arthroscopy is surgical procedure in which an arthroscopy is a term that comes from two Greek words artho meaning joint and skopein meaning to examine. The benefits of arthroscopy involve smaller incisions felling healing a more rapid recovery and less scarring. Arthroscopic surgical procedures are often performed on an outpatient basis and the patient is able to return home on the same day. Why it is necessary because joint injuries and disease begins with a through medial history physical additional test such as an MRI or CT scan also may be needed.

What are conditions that can be treated by arthroscopy?

Some problems associated with arthritis can be also treated. Several disorders are treated with combination of arthroscopic and standard surgery.

Disease and injuries can damage bone cartilage ligaments muscles and tendons. Some of the most frequent conditions found during arthroscopic examination


Inflammation

• Injury: - Acute and chronic.

• Shoulder: Rotator cuff tendon tears impingement syndrome and recurrent dislocation.

• Knee: - Meniscal tears chondromalacia and anterior cruciate ligament tears with instability.

• Wrist: carpal tunnel syndrome.

What causes shoulder Problem?

Most shoulder problems are the result of overuse or traumatic injury. Athletes who participate in contact sports such as hockey or football often suffer shoulder injuries frequent lifting and repetitive arm rotation can also cause wear and tear on the shoulder. Inflammatory diseases such as arthritis and bursitis may develop over time.