Sports Injuries - OUCH! Urgent Care in Elkridge

Sports Injuries

If you were or are currently an athlete, you’ve probably had the occasional injury that sidelines you for a few days or weeks, depending on the severity. Whenever you feel a sharp twinge or something cracks that shouldn’t, don’t hesitate to visit Ouch! Urgent Care.

We are equipped to handle a variety of sports injuries, including:

  • Sprains
  • Strains
  • Fractures without major deformities
  • Finger injuries, including minor dislocations
  • Tennis elbow
  • Golfer’s elbow
  • Lacerations

X-rays are available on-site when necessary to evaluate an injury.

Make sure you always get a sports physical before beginning a new activity. It is one of the easiest ways to reduce your risk of injury.

You can also reduce your risk of injury during physical activity by wearing proper protective equipment. This includes helmets, shin guards, goggles, etc. If you are recovering from an injury, it is important to wear protective braces or splints. Be sure to consult with your doctor to determine the best precautionary steps to take after you fully recover.

If you feel pain when participating in sports or exercising, DO NOT continue. Playing through the pain could only worsen the condition. Visit Ouch! Urgent Care and get the treatment you need so you can return to your activity pain-free.

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