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Football Injury football injury Football Injury Football TeamWhen playing football you are at a great risk for many injuries. Most times a football injury occurs because of contact made against the opponent. Even though padding and equipment have advanced a lot over the years, you are still at risk. After sustaining an injury while playing you will need to seek medical attention. Most of the braces we provide for football injuries can be covered by insurance, as long as we have a prescription. We have multiple bracing specialists to help you with any injury or brace needed! Give us a call today!

  • ACHILLES TENDON RUPTURE: Occurs with a forceful push-off while the knee is extended. The Achilles tendon helps us point our toes. Surgery may be required.
    • Breg J Walker Plus
    • DonJoy FP Walker™
    • Ossur Rebound® Air Walker
  • ANKLE SPRAIN: Often caused by twisting the ankle, can range from Grade 1 ( a slight stretch of ligaments) to Grade 3 (complete tear of the ligaments). It all depends on severity as to what brace the doctor prescribes.
    • Walking Boot
      • DonJoy FP Walker™
      • Ossur Rebound® Air Walker
      • Breg J Walker Plus
    • Ankle Brace
      • MedSpec EVO ASO
      • Bauerfiend Malleotrain
  • ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT (ACL) SPRAIN: Caused by cutting, twisting, landing and deceleration of the knee is a very common basketball injury. The ACL prevents the femur (thighbone) and the tibia (shin bone) from rotating or translating.
    • Post-Operative bracing (For after Surgery):
      • Breg G3
      • Breg Extender Plus
    • Functional Bracing (Used for Activity):
      • DonJoy Armor
      • Breg Fusion
      • Ossur CTi
      • Plus many more
  • CERVICAL SPINE (NECK) INJURIES: Usually caused by improper tackling. Proper technique is very important; a good resource to use is the USA Football Website.  Cervical injuries can also be caused by falling on head/neck area after being tackled.
    • Soft Cervical Collar (minor injury)
    • Aspen Cervical Collar (more severe injury)
  • GAMEKEEPER’S THUMB: Common name for the sprain of the ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) of the thumb; the result of repetitive grasping, gripping and pinching with the thumb or falling on hand or thumb. Immobilization can be provided with various thumb spicas.
    • Hely Weber Titan™ Thumb
    • Hely Weber Santa Barbara
    • Actimove® Rhizo Forte
  • GLENOID LABRUM TEAR: The labrum is made up of cartilage that lines the socket of the shoulder joint.  A tear can be caused by anterior instability, degeneration, or trauma. Surgery is sometimes indicated for this injury.
    • Breg Slingshot 3
    • Hely Weber GUS Shoulder Immobilizer
    • DonJoy Shoulder Sully (for functional activity)

 

  • HAMSTRING STRAIN: The overstretching of the hamstring muscle (back of thigh).
    • McDavid Thigh Sleeve
  • MEDIAL COLLATERAL (MCL) AND LATERAL COLLATERAL (LCL) LIGAMENT SPRAINS: May have pain on either inside (MCL) or outside (LCL) of the knee; caused by the knee being forced inward or outward.
    • Hinged Knee Braces
      • Breg Crossover
      • Breg Shortrunner
      • Hely Weber Knapp™ Hinged Knee Orthosis
  • PLANTAR FASCIITIS – This golf injury is diagnosed when there is pain on the bottom of the foot near the heal. Pain is most intense in the morning.
    • Custom Foot Orthotics
    • OTC Orthotics
  • ROTATOR CUFF INJURY: Overstretching of the four rotator cuff muscles (Supraspinatus, Infraspinatus, Teres Minor, and Subscapularis).
    • Hely Weber GUS Shoulder Immobilizer (conservative treatment)
    • Breg Slingshot 3 (if surgery is needed)
  • SHOULDER DISCLOCATION/SUBLUXATIONS: Typically the result of falling on an outstretched harm. Anytime there is a dislocation, do not try to reduce yourself; trained medical professionals should be the only ones to reduce a dislocation.
    • Simple Sling
      • Usually worn 3-6 weeks
      • Must have pain-free ROM before coming out of sling
    • SAWA Shoulder Orthosis
      • Chronic Instability
      • Recurrent Dislocations
  • STRESS FRACTURE OF THE FOOT– The result of repeated trauma to the metatarsals of the foot is treated with:
    • Walking Boot
      • DonJoy FP Walker™
      • Ossur Rebound® Air Walker
      • Breg J Walker Plus
    • Crutches
  • TURF TOE: Caused by hyperextension or hyperflexion of the big toe; pain will be present just underneath the toe joint.
    • Carbon Inserts
      • Carbon Graphite Footplate
      • Morton’s Extension Footplate

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