Department of Sports Medicine
Sports medicine is a branch of medicine that studies the biomedical and clinical sciences that deals specifically with management, treatment and prevention of injuries and illnesses related to sports and sports related physical activities.
The Canadian Sports and Exercise Medicine Department (SEM) is fully equipped with advance equipment to prevent, assess, treat and rehabilitate patients with musculoskeletal disorders and sports injuries. SEM is made up of three elements; exercise as a way to improve health, exercise as treatment for illness, and the treatment of injuries from sports.
Common Sports injuries:
- Head: Concussion, Migraine, Headache
- Spine: Neck pain, Lower back pain, sciatica, scoliosis, radiculopathies
- Shoulder: Rotator cuff injuries, labrum tear, Arthritis, Dislocations, Shoulder Tendinitis, Bursitis, and Impingement Syndrome, Swimmers shoulder, Adhesive capsulitis of shoulder
- Elbow: Tennis elbow, Golfers elbow, Elbow dislocation, Olecranon bursitis, bicipital tendinitis
- Wrist and fingers: Wrist dislocation, carpal tunnel syndrome, fracture and trauma
- Hip: Hip Pointers, Hip Bursitis, Hip dislocation, AVN of head of femur, Iliopsoas syndrome
- Knee: ACL injury, PCL injury, MCL injury, LCL injury, meniscus injuries, knee dislocation, Patellar tendinitis, Jumpers knee, runner’s knee, chondromalacia patella, Bursitis, Plica Syndrome, Patellofemoral pain syndrome
- Ankle and foot: Ankle sprain, Plantar Fasciitis, Bruised heel, Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome, Heel spur, Supination, Pronation, Arch pain
- Overuse syndromes: Iliotibial band syndrome, Piriformis syndrome, Shin splint. Plantar fasciitis
- Ligaments Sprains
- Muscle injuries and tendonitis: Cramps, Delayed onset of muscle soreness, Groin strain, Quadriceps Strain, Hamstring Pull, Hamstring Strain, Calf muscle strain, Achilles tendinitis.
- Fractures, traumas, stress fractures and stress injuries
- Repeated stress injuries