24/7 Emergency Sports Injury Treatment in Harris County, TX

RICE Method Sports Injury Treatment

Symbol of medicine


Although exercise is good for you, but there is always the possibility of risk for an injury when playing sports or exercising. The causes for sports injuries are: poor training practices, improper safety gear, not warming up or stretching enough can lead to injuries, lastly it could be because the person wasn’t in shape.¬†


The most common sports injuries are:


Sprains and strains

Knee injuries

Swollen muscles

Achilles tendon injury

Pain along the shin bone

Rotator cuff injuries

Fractures(broken bones)



If an injury does occur during exercise or sports activities stop playing immediately. Continuing to play can cause more harm to the injured area. Treatment for sports injuries usually consist of the RICE method. The RICE method (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation) is used to relieve pain, reduce swelling, and speed up the healing process. Other treatments may include pain relievers, keeping the injured area from moving, rehabilitation, and sometimes surgery.