Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Sports Injuries and Treatment

The term “sports injury,” in the broadest sense of the term, refers to the kinds of injuries that most commonly occur during sports or exercise. The most common types of sports injuries to occur include muscle sprains and strains, tears of the ligaments that hold joints together, tears of the tendon that support joints and allow them to move, dislocated joints, and fractured bones, including vertebrae. Fortunately, since Dr. Victor Poletajev of Accident and Wellness Care Center in Murfreesboro, TN was a team doctor for National and International Weightlifting events, he specializes in treating sports injuries and can help get you back to your top level of performance.

The number one  rule of thumb for a sports injury is to never “play through the pain.” If you have a pain from a particular movement or activity you should always stop what you’re doing and seek medical treatment. Doctors of chiropractic, such as Dr. Victor Poletajev, have specific training in evaluating and treating the ailments of athlete’s. Once the injury has been diagnosed, Dr. Poletajev will utilize all available therapeutic methods as well as video analysis to help get you back in the game.

Dr. Poletajev was a national caliber athlete and has worked as a Team Doctor for years. His years in the industry have allowed him to successfully treat professional and amateur sports figures as they require their bodies to function at their most optimal level, and recover from injury quickly with minimal scar tissue development with a small amount of downtime.

If you’ve recently injured yourself while playing a sport, please give us a call to discuss your treatment options. To learn about services we provide at the office, visit for more information. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Victor Poletajev at Accident and Wellness Care Center in Murfreesboro, TN, call 615-867-3288. 

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