Diagnosis and Pain Management in Athletes
By Dr Li Ching Fan
Survey has shown a high prevalence of pain condition while most of the athletes have misconceptions about pain management with high incidence of foot and ankle, leg and back pain. It was shown that most seek proper medical treatment in late stage. Early diagnosis and proper treatment is important to arrest potential deterioration to neuropathic pain conditions and keep on training. Cases of common pain conditions among athletes will be presented.