Whether you participate in an organized sport or you are a weekend warrior, pushing your body to its physical limits puts you at increased risk of injury. Proper medical care is essential for athletes and active individuals for overall health and proper healing. Trung Ha, MD, of Quantum Pain & Sports Medicine in Irving, Texas, is a Board-Certified Interventional Pain Medicine Specialist who specializes in sports medicine and can provide the expert medical care you need. To schedule a consultation, give us a call or visit our contact page today!
What is sports medicine?
Sports medicine is a medical specialty focused on the unique health needs of athletes and active individuals. The team at Quantum Pain & Sports Medicine has specialized training to be able to provide the proper care needed to help you perform better, recover from an injury, or prevent an injury from occurring.
What can I expect during a sports medicine consultation?
You can expect comprehensive and compassionate care when you come to Quantum Pain & Sports Medicine for a consultation. The team takes a multimodal and holistic approach to care. So whether you’re coming in for a general physical or you have concerns about your performance, the team will conduct a thorough examination to fully understand your health and needs.
During your evaluation, we will review your medical and family history and also ask you about your training schedule and diet. We will then conduct a physical exam to assess your overall health. Diagnostic tests, such as bloodwork, may also be requested to further evaluate health and wellness.
Based on the information gathered during your evaluation, we will develop a personalized treatment plan aimed at improving your strength, coordination, and performance. Your plan may include exercise and diet recommendations specific for your sport and health needs.
What if I have a sports injury?
If you have a sports injury, the team at Quantum Pain & Sports Medicine can provide the care you need to help you heal as quickly and safely as possible. To fully understand your health and wellness needs, we will conduct a comprehensive examination when you come in for a sports injury, which includes a thorough assessment of your injury.
Based on the information gathered during your evaluation, we will then create a treatment plan that may include:
To confirm or rule out a suspected diagnosis, we may request diagnostic testing, such as an X-ray or MRI.
- Over-the-counter medications
- Prescription medications
- Physical therapy
- Activity modification
- Joint injections
- Bursa injections
- Nerve injections
- Tendon and ligament injections
- Regenerative medicine (Platelet Rich Plasma & Stem Cell Therapy)
The team continues to work with you as your injury heals until you are strong enough to return to the active lifestyle that you love.
To schedule an appointment with the sports medicine specialists, contact us by phone or by visiting our contact page. We look forward to hearing from you!