Sports Medicine Physicians North Platte NE

Local resource for sports medicine physicians in North Platte. 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.

Caroline Erica Sorenson
(308) 534-9100
210 Mcneel Ln
North Platte, NE
Specialty
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Mid-Nebraska Physical Therapy and Sports Center
(308) 534-0999
P.O. Box 747
North Platte, NE
Specialty
Physical Therapist, Doctor of Physical TherapySports Medicine

Moving Well Physical Therapy
(402) 939-8189
2085 N 120th St Suite D8
Omaha, NE
Promotion
Free consultations with an appointment. Receive a gift certificate when you refer a friend.
Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Manual Therapy, Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Tristate Physicians & Physical Therapy
(402) 833-7055
3900 Dakota Ave
South Sioux City, NE
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Cardiopulmonary, Geriatrics, Manual Therapy, McKenzie Certified Clinic, Neuro Rehabilitation, Neurologic Certified Specialist, Orthopedic Care, Orthotics & Prosthetic Therapy, Pediatrics, Physical Therapists, Sports Certified Specialist, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Women's Health, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Christopher W Anderson
(402) 572-2295
6901 N 72nd St
Omaha, NE
Specialty
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Benjamin Bissell, MD
(308) 534-6655
215 McNeel Lane
North Platte, NE
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgeon, Sports Medicine

Pioneer Physical Therapy
(402) 833-7061
4107 Pioneer Woods
Lincoln, NE
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Manual Therapy, Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Dynamic Life Therapy & Wellness
(402) 285-7075
3763 39th Ave
Columbus, NE
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Occupational Therapy, Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Physical Therapy Solutions
(402) 413-0270
2130 S 17th St # 200
Lincoln, NE
Hours
Monday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Geriatrics, Manual Therapy, Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Paul L Krabbenhoft
(402) 483-9531
5401 South Street
Lincoln, NE
Specialty
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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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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