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SOFT TISSUE INJURY
Soft tissue injuries are those that occur to tendons, ligaments or muscles due to trauma or overuse. In most cases, this happens when there is a sudden, unexpected or uncontrolled movement such as stepping awkwardly, missing a step or rolling your ankle. These injuries are most common sports injuries. When soft tissue is damaged, there is usually immediate pain along with immediate or delayed swelling. Stiffness is also very common sign of this type of injury.
HOW IS SOFT TISSUE INJURY DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis is done by an orthopaedic who would do an X-ray or scan to check for internal muscle, tendon and ligament injuries.
HOW IS SOFT TISSUE INJURY TREATED?
The treatment is in three stages. The first stage’s main aim is to protect the injured area and trying for a gentle pain free movement. The next stage is to focus on reducing the swelling and begin to regain movement. The final stage deals with medications aimed at improving normal functionality. Physiotherapy treatment helps a great deal.
DID YOU KNOW?
Soft Tissue Injury is the most common form of injury in sports.