Don’t let pain sideline your game.

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We understand how to keep active individuals on the field and in the competition.

We understand how to keep active individuals on the field and in the competition.

We bring together teams of specialists to analyze and treat one very unique sports injury – yours. This collaborative approach means you benefit from comprehensive prevention strategies, and treatment and rehabilitation that go far beyond routine, leading to better outcomes and faster recovery.

If you want to improve your physical performance, recover from an injury or stay active for a lifetime, Ohio State Sports Medicine can help. Take the first step by scheduling an appointment with an Ohio State Sports Medicine specialist.

Together, we’ll build you a plan to get back to the activities you enjoy.

Does my pain need rest or medical management?

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Normal

Pain subsides after a few hours of rest

  • Continue to train
  • Use ice
  • Take nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs if pain is above 3 on 1-10 scale

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Heads Up

Pain continues 4-8 hours after resting

  • Consider “relative rest” – decrease training volume and incorporate longer warm-up and slower speeds

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Rehabilitation

Pain continues into the next day after training

  • Three-day trial of absolute rest
  • Contact Ohio State Sports Medicine or request an appointment above

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