Orthopaedic Knee Care for Athletes in Central GA
Knee care is crucial for athletes facing an injury. Proper care can get you back on the field, playing the sport you love. At OrthoGeorgia, our sports medicine specialists diagnose and treat all athletic injuries, including knee injuries sustained during sports. Many sports create a high risk for knee injuries because of the nature of the motions they require. Sudden stops, twists, and turns, along with increased pressure on the knee joint, can lead to injury during a sport. Athletes may also face longer-term knee pain due to overuse or overtraining. No matter what type of athletic knee injury you are facing, our team will work to create a personalized treatment plan and get you back on the field.
What are the Most Common Knee Injuries in Sports?
Knee injuries are most common in sports with frequent starting, stopping, landing, or changing of direction, along with sports that are higher impact. Some of the most common knee injuries in sports include:
- Dislocation of the knee
- Iliotibial Band Syndrome
- Knee fractures
- Meniscus tear or injury
- Torn ligaments and cartilage injuries