Sports Medicine Physicians Mchenry IL

Local resource for sports medicine physicians in Mchenry. 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.

NovaCare Rehabilitation - McHenry
(815) 290-9373
370 Bank Drive
McHenry , IL
Promotion
We accept all major medical insurance Not Medicaid certified
Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Lymphedema Program, McKenzie Certified Clinic, Pediatrics, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Women's Health

Sovereign Pediatric Therapy
(815) 893-9401
390 E Congress Parkway, Unit A
Crystal Lake, IL
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 6:15 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Sunday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Services
Physical Therapists

Diamond Physical Therapy
(847) 901-3377
1140 East Algonquin Road
Algonquin, IL
Promotion
Call for a free, no obligation, injury or pain consultation. Find out how we can help you get back to doing the things you love to do.
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Geriatrics, Manual Therapy, Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

NovaCare Rehabilitation - Gurnee
(847) 943-9925
15 Tower Court, Ste. 235
Gurnee, IL
Promotion
We accept all major medical insurance Not Medicaid certified
Hours
Monday 11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Wednesday 11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Thursday 11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine

Robert T Nixon
(815) 356-5200
420 N Il Route 31
Crystal Lake, IL
Specialty
Sports Medicine

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Ortho Go Physical and Aquatic Therapy
(815) 271-7946
4151 W Orleans St
Mchenry, IL
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Aquatic Therapy, Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

NovaCare Rehabilitation - Lake in the Hills
(847) 802-9993
411 N. Randall Road
Lake in the Hills, IL
Promotion
We accept all major medical insurance Not Medicaid certified
Hours
Monday 11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday 11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Thursday 11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Pediatrics, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Women's Health

NovaCare Rehabilitation - Lake Zurich
(847) 886-9112
884 S Rand Road
Lake Zurich, IL
Promotion
We accept all major medical insurance Not Medicaid certified
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Pediatrics, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Women's Health

NovaCare Rehabilitation - Palatine
(847) 701-4985
220 N Smith Street
Palatine, IL
Promotion
We accept all major medical insurance
Call to schedule a complementary screening
Hours
Monday 6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Wednesday 6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 6:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
McKenzie Certified Clinic, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program

William D Cox
(815) 356-5200
420 N Il Route 31
Crystal Lake, IL
Specialty
Sports Medicine

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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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