The Sports Injury Unit at Nanavati Max Super Speciality Hospital is the most prominent resource for quality healthcare, Total Rehabilitation, and orthopaedic and sports injuries treatment in Mumbai. We are home to a team of professional Sports & Orthopaedic Surgeons, Physiotherapists, Sports Nutritionists, and dieticians, who offer a tailored patient-centric treatment plan for our active patients by following a multidisciplinary approach to get them back to their active lives.
At our unit, we treat athletes and non-athletic people of all ages with the top-of-the-line treatment in association with our rehabilitation team that helps patients in building strength, improve balance, become more flexible, and increase their endurance level.
The unit (one of the best sports injury centres in Mumbai, India) is well-equipped with advanced technology to perform the least invasive yet highly-effective treatments for a lot of elite athletes as well as weekend warriors to help them feel better and offer rapid recovery from injury. In addition to this, we follow preventative strategies to ensure our patients get back to a 100% performance level as expeditiously as possible
A sports injury is a type of injury that occurs during exercising or when a person is engaged in some kind of sports activities. A sports injury can occur due to many reasons like overtraining, fail to warm up, lack of conditioning, and improper form or technique that can result in injuries such as
Acute Injuries like:
Or Chronic Injuries like:
Sports injuries are common in young and adult age. There are various factors which indicate the need for proper sports injury treatment is as under:
Some of the general treatment options that are helpful for the management of sports injury include:
It is one of the best treatment options for minor injuries such as sprains and strains. It can be initiated at home for three or four days to get relief from the mild injury.
The word PRICE stands for
A patient can take pain relief medicines or painkillers to ease the pain. These medicines can be paracetamol, ibuprofen, and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). A patient can also apply ointments on the affected area to ease pain and reduce any swelling.
A corticosteroid injection is recommended in case of severe or persistent inflammation. It helps in relieving the pain caused by the injury. The relief from the pain is for a short duration. If necessary a corticosteroid injection can be repeated for two or three injections a year.
Surgery in any sports injury is usually performed when all non-operative treatment options fail to work. The doctor suggests the patient and his family about the possible treatment, for the patient’s injury and they have to make a final decision on the same.
The surgical treatments offered by our team of specialists depending upon the severity of the injury. We follow a Minimally Invasive approach to perform surgery which requires a smaller incision and speed up the recovery time and has many benefits over traditional surgery.
It is a specialist treatment recommended to patients recovering from a long term injury. It includes massage, manipulation, and exercises to strengthen the surrounding muscles, improve range of motion and help the injured area to return to normal function.
A physiotherapist at our Sports Injury Unit will develop an exercise programme to help patients strengthen the affected body part and reduce the risk of the injury recurring.
Surgery in any sports injury is usually offered if non-operative treatment options fail to work or in some serious injuries. Minimally invasive surgery or Arthroscopy surgery is commonly performed in sports injuries, which help in faster recovery.
The various guidelines that one must follow before and after the surgery include:
Before the Surgery:
After the surgery:
Advantages of the sports injuries treatment in Mumbai include:
If you are facing any similar signs or symptoms please contact the Nanavati Max team to schedule an appointment at : +91 22 6836 0000