Sports Injuries

Most common sports injuries can include acute damage to the soft tissues, muscles, tendons, ligaments and nerve entrapments. Common injuries are muscle strains or sprains, contusions, overuse injuries including stress fractures, tendonitis and bursitis.

 

Common conditions in sports include:

 

Arm & Shoulder pain

 

Rotator Cuff tendonitis or tears

Bicipital tendonitis

Medial epicondylitis (golfers elbow)

Lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow)

Ulnar collateral ligament injury

Hip pain gluteus medius tendinopathy

Piriformis syndrome

Trochanteric Bursitis

Ischial bursitis Sacroiliac joint pain

 

Leg & Foot pain

 

Hamstring tendonitis or tears

Patellar tendonitis/tendinosis

Quadriceps muscle/ ligament injuries

Plantar fasciitis

Peroneal tendonitis

Achilles tendonitis or partial tears

 

Dr. Desai uses ultrasound to image the location and source of the injury. Her state of the art use of ultrasound guided prolotherapy and platelet rich plasma therapy (PRP) can help to heal the injury using the body’s own healing growth factors.