Department of Sports Medicine and Surgery
Sports Medicine & Surgery is an area of modern medical practice concerned with the treatment of injuries resulting from sporting, exercise, fitness & athletic activities. A clinician or surgeon practicing sports medicine or surgery focuses on sports-related medical & surgical services. This includes preventative measures such as conditioning and injury prevention, as well as treatments such as medications, braces or splints, injections, physiotherapy, surgical procedures (arthroscopic or open) and rehabilitation to enable sporting or fitness fraternity to return to their pre injury activities as soon as practically feasible.
Research shows that 49.91% of the people involved in exercise or fitness related activities or sports sustains some type of injury to their muscles or ligaments or bones or joints or cartilage, the most frequent injuries were to the knee – Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) & Shoulder Labral (Bankart) injuries.
Apollo Hospitals, Chennai is well-known for its remarkably superior specialization and provides a dedicated disease specific ‘Ligament Clinic’ for treating – Knee (ACL) Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries and Shoulder Labral (Bankart): IGHL (Inferior Gleno-Humeral Ligament) Injuries.
Our specialist expertise in surgical procedures:
- Knee Arthroscopic ACL Reconstruction
- Shoulder Arthroscopic Bankart (Labral) Repair