Back to school also means back to sports for 60% of children in school. We here at Doctors express Hamilton encourage kids to join sports & after school activities. Sports at a young age helps children get into healthy eating habits, learn correct diet & exercise ext. Unfourtunalty all sports come with the risk of getting injured in the process. We treat specific types of non-life threatening injuries!
Cuts, Gashes & stitches
Contact sports have a higher chance of getting injuries such as cuts & gashes. We here at Doctors Express Hamilton will do the following steps:
- Clean the wound
- Assess if stitches are needed
- Apply the stitches
- Have you in recovery as soon as possible
We treat non-life threatening gashes & cuts if your child has a cut on the neck, head, eye, or genitals please take them to the nearest emergency room.
If our physicians feel your child may have a break or contusion, they will recommend an X-ray just to make sure everything is okay. Our x-rays are fast & efficient! We won’t keep you waiting for hours like a typical ER would.
Breaks, bone bruises
Bone breaks are unfortunate but should not be taken lightly. A break, believe it or not, can actually be overlooked if it is minor. We can treat:
- Fractures (hairline, Oblique)
- Breaks in minor parts of the body :
Our physicians will asses you through our x-rays & give you a diagnosis immediately, so your child can be back on the field as soon as possible.
If your child has suffered any sports injuries call us now! or stop by, no appointment needed!