Sports Medicine Physicians Kahului HI

Local resource for sports medicine physicians in Kahului. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to physical therapy and sports health, as well as advice and content on injury prevention and recovery.

Maui Holistic Pain Care
(808) 250-1128
335 Kuikahi Drive
Wailuku, HI
Services
Wellness Training, Sports Medicine, Rolfing, Research, Rehabilitation Therapy, Physical Therapy, Physical Exercise, Pain Management, Neurology, Naturopathy, Hyperbaric Oxygen, Herbal Medicine, Healthy Aging, Functional Medicine, Fitness/Exercise, Energy Medicine, Brain Longevity, Acupuncture
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association

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Jeffrey Chester
(808) 249-8887
1063 Lower Main St, Ste C212
Wailuku, HI
Specialty
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Dr.CHARLES SOMA
(808) 242-0001
1827 Wells St # 1
Wailuku, HI
Gender
M
Speciality
Sports Medicine
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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David Anthony Sheetz
(808) 242-1199
2120 Kaohu Street
Wailuku, HI
Specialty
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Darren Egami, MD
(808) 244-7740
99 S. Market Street
Wailuku, HI
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgeon, Sports Medicine

Guy M Sugino
(808) 243-6050
55 Mauilani Pkwy
Wailuku, HI
Specialty
Family Practice, Sports Medicine

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Talent H Teoh
(808) 243-6000
80 Mahalani St
Wailuku, HI
Specialty
Family Practice, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Charles Anthonly Soma
(808) 242-0001
1962 E Vineyard St
Wailuku, HI
Specialty
Sports Medicine

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Nancy Marie Greenwell
(808) 878-1221
100 Keokea Pl
Kula, HI
Specialty
Family Practice, Sports Medicine

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Therapeutic Associates Of Maui
(808) 877-8717
111 Hana Hwy Ste 107
Kahului, HI

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How to Use Ice in the Treatment of Sports Injuries

By Nadine Currie Jackson
 

Using a cup for icing and injured ankle

A cup of frozen water makes ice massage easy.
Photo: Nadine Currie Jackson

 

Tell an injured skater to try icing, and you're liable to get the cold shoulder. "I don't like to ice," they often say. "It's cold and uncomfortable."

True enough. But it's also one of the best ways to treat many common sports injuries. Cold therapy (also known as cryotherapy) reduces inflammation and pain and can speed up the healing process. On top of that, it's easy and cheap.

When To Ice

Icing is effective in the treatment of both acute and chronic soft-tissue injuries, including bruises, sprains and pulled (or just sore) muscles. In fact, it's good for just about any injury that involves inflammation.

Signs of inflammation include redness, pain and warmth. But these are also symptoms of infection. So if you have these symptoms and haven't experienced some kind of trauma, consult a doctor immediately.

How to ice...

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The Skating Hangover

By Nadine Currie Jackson
 

Getting a massage

One good way to treat Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness is with massage.

After a hard skate do you sometimes feel like the Tin Man from the Wizard of Oz? Hardly able to move? Your muscles tight and screaming? You've got a skating hangover — also known as Delayed Muscle Onset Soreness, or DOMS.

What's going on?

When you push yourself hard in anything physical, the exertion rips microscopic tears in the muscles involved. This typically happens when you start a new exercise routine or push your muscles beyond what they are used to. The result is pain, usually low-grade, dull and achy, which temporarily limits your range of motion and may cause weakness.

What to do about DOMS?

This part is easy. Simply give your muscles enough time to heal and rebuild. Full recovery usually takes 24 to 48 hours. But in my experience, the healthier the person, the quicker they recover.

What you eat after your workout ( post-workout nutrition )...

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When Can I Start Skating Again After a Knee Injury

July 8, 2009

How Do I Recover From a Knee Injury?

QHello, Bill: Years ago, I hurt my left knee skiing. The doctor told me to work it off. So I continued using it, though I could feel that it wasn't quite right. Finally last June, something popped in my knee, causing intense pain. I got an MRI and was given two choices: live with it or have it repaired arthroscopically. I tried living with it, but every time I pushed hard while skating, it would ache for a week. So I decided to have it "scoped." My question is how long will I have to recuperate before I can safely return to skating? Thank you, Norm, British Columbia

Hi, Norm: First off, take the advice of qualified medical people, preferably with specialties in sports medicine. These days, there are sports-medicine specialists all over the world.

We are lucky in Switzerland. W...

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