WHAT ARE THEY?
Sprain: Injury to a ligament or joint
Strain: A muscle injury or “micro-tear”
Fracture : Injury/Break in a Bone
Sprains, Strains, and Fractures can occur in any body region, and can be very scary for patients. We aim to get our patients in as fast as possible at Wake Sports Medicine, and can frequently provide an appointment within 24-48 hours for acute injuries. Depending on the injury we may even be able to provide a SAME DAY appointment. All appointments at Wake Sports Medicine are with our Sports Medicine Physician , Dr. Kanaan.
We are able to treat any injury from the shoulders down to the toes (excluding the neck and back).
WHAT CAN BE DONE ?
At Wake Sports Medicine in Raleigh , NC we will fully evaluate the injury with X-rays and an exam, and create a comprehensive plan. This may include:
Rest and guidance on limitations of activity
Referral to an Orthopedic Surgeon if necessary
Sprain and Fracture Care
At Wake Sports Medicine in Raleigh, NC we manage various injuries both related to sports, or just common accidents. Whether it be a sprain of the ankle, or a minor fracture in the extremities we will treat you every step of the way. For those injuries that might require surgery, we will make sure that you are referred smoothly to a qualified Orthopedic Surgeon