At CoxHealth, we know sports-related injuries need quick, careful evaluation and treatment, whether you’re a professional, student or recreational athlete. 

Sports injury evaluations can be initiated by your coach or doctor, another health care professional, a family member or yourself. During the evaluation, an athletic trainer will assess your injury and any need for further treatment. For treatment to begin, a physician referral is required. 

If you’ve been injured while playing a sport and you have swelling around a joint, can’t move a joint or have decreased motion in a joint, have a bony deformity, can’t walk without limping, or have extensive bruising–seek medical attention quickly.

Treatment Guidelines for Common Sports Injuries

Staying active can help you stay healthy. But it can also lead to injuries. Follow these simple tips to help ease the symptoms of common sports injuries.

ACL Injury Prevention

ACL injuries can be traumatizing. The Sportsmetrics training program includes strength and agility training to help prevent ACL injuries.

Concussion Evaluations

If not managed properly, a concussion can lead to long-term health problems or even death. Knowing the symptoms can help you access the quick, accurate, diagnosis and treatment you need to recover.

Foot Problems in Athletes

Several foot and ankle problems are common in athletes. Learn all about symptoms, diagnosis and treatments.

Sports and Exercise in the Heat and Cold

Exercising in the extreme heat or cold requires special precautions. Learn how to protect yourself and still get the most from your workout.