One of the Most Common Reasons to See a Doctor

It is estimated that more than 2.6 million children ages 19 and under are seen in emergency departments for injuries related to sports and recreation each year. In total, an estimated seven million Americans receive medical attention for sports and recreation related injuries annually. This includes sports, such as football and basketball, as well as activities, such as playing on a playground, scooter riding and trampolining.

“No matter if you’re a weekend warrior, school gymnast, football player, fitness center enthusiast, or just a casual biker or walker, you can experience pain or injury from an activity,” says Dr. Jeffrey PadaleckiARC Orthopedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine specialist. “Injured areas can include muscle, ligament, tendon, and bone problems.”

In this recent podcast, Dr. Padalecki says “If you have any signs of sports injury, make an appointment with an Orthopedic Surgeon like myself who can evaluate and treat the issue, and help you get back to your active lifestyle.”

This fall, there is also the option of going to the Saturday morning Sports Injury Clinic at ARC Medical Park Tower Orthopedics. Dr. Padalecki and Dr. Mathew Driscoll are ready to assess, treat, x-ray, and even apply a cast on-site if necessary. Be it a Friday night football injury or a sore shoulder from raking leaves, the Sports Injury Clinic provides easy access for athletes and weekend warriors, ages 10 through adult. Walk in or call for an appointment: 512-454-4561 press “1”.

If you would like to make an appointment with Dr. Padalecki, you have your choice of three locations to be seen. You can make an appointment online or by calling the clinic that is most convenient to you.

For more health tips from ARC doctors, tune into the weekly ARC Healthcare Minute which airs on KLBJ News Radio 590AM/99FM. You can also listen to podcasts from past episodes on the ARC website.

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