Navigating Spring Sports Injuries

April 3, 2018 7:07 am Published by

When playing spring sports, it is not uncommon to sustain injuries whether you play Little League or in a recreational league. While some injuries require minor attention, others demand quick care from medical professionals. Make sure you are prepared for common injuries associated with spring sports.

What is a non-life or limb threatening injury?

From cuts to sprains and fractures, there are all sorts of injuries that can occur during youth or rec league sporting events. Most of the time, these can be treated at Stony Creek Urgent Care Center, which can provide x-rays and high-quality urgent medical care.

What is a sports injury emergency?

While many injuries require minor medical attention, others are serious problems, requiring emergency medical attention. If your child , teammate, or yourself experiences chest pain, head injury, bleeding that won’t stop, a bone fracture that breaks through the skin, or any symptoms of stroke or heart attack, you should visit your nearest emergency room immediately.

Know Where to Go

While everyone hopes for a fun and safe sports season, injuries do happen. That is why it’ is so important to have a seamless plan of action in case an unexpected injury requires medical care.

Stony Creek Urgent Care Center is here to provide timely, affordable service from our staff of medical professionals. Visit us at one of two convenient locations and check-in online in Orange or Branford.