What Should I Do if I Suffer an Injury?
Whether an injury is acute or chronic, there is never a good reason to try to “work through” the pain of an injury. When you have pain from a particular movement or activity, STOP! Continuing the activity only causes further harm.
Some injuries require prompt medical attention while others can be self-treated. Here’s what you need to know about both types.
You should call a health professional if:
When and How to Treat at Home
If you don’t have any of the above symptoms, it’s probably safe to treat the injury at home—at least at first. If pain or other symptoms worsen, it’s best to check with your health care provider. Use the RICE method to relieve pain and inflammation and speed healing. Follow these four steps immediately after injury and continue for at least 48 hours.
AOKC Coronavirus Update
To our patients,
The Athletic Orthopedic and Knee Center staff would like to reassure you that we are committed to keeping our patients, and their families safe during this challenging COVID-19 time. We hope our experience and training in infection control will give you confidence in your ability to safely keep your scheduled medical appointments.
The following guidelines have been put in place for your safety and ours:
Thank you for your confidence in the staff and physicians at Athletic Orthopedic and Knee Center. We will continue to adjust and remain flexible to all guidelines and recommendations set forth by Federal, State, Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), World Health Organizations (WHO), and local health authorities regarding this COVID-19 pandemic.
Athletic Orthopedics & Knee Center practice, physical therapy and Ortho Urgent Care are open. Our hours are Monday thru Friday 8am - 6pm.
TELEMEDICINE is now available for our sports and orthopedic patients who are unable to come to the office.
Please call to 713 984 1400 to schedule your appointment
We ask that you follow our infection control etiquette which includes: Using hand sanitizer immediately when you enter our office and throughout your stay.