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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.

From joint inflammation to pain from repetitive movement, these treatment guidelines from our sports medicine experts can help you minimize symptoms and get back to your favorite activities sooner.

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.

If your sports activities include cutting, jumping, landing and pivoting, these Sportsmetrics™recommendations will help you minimize your risk of an ACL-related injury.

ACL Injury Prevention

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

Provided by our physical medicine experts, these tips for concussion evaluations can prevent long-term health problems and even death.

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.

Provided by our physical medicine experts, this breakdown of the most common foot and ankle problems for athletes can lead to quicker diagnosis and treatment.

Foot Problems in Athletes

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

Don’t let hot or cold weather keep you from your favorite activities—follow these tips courtesy our sports medicine experts.

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.