Dr. Ples Latson Kujawa MD, Orthopedist

Dr. Ples Latson Kujawa MD

Sports Medicine Specialist | Sports Medicine

(79)
12709 Toepperwein Rd Suite 201 San Antonio TX, 78233
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5/5

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Dr. Ples Kujawa is a Sports Medicine Family Practitioner in San Antonio, TX. As a Sports Medicine Family Practitioner, Dr. Kujawa is trained to assess, diagnose, prevent, and treat sports injuries in patients of all ages, and refer those patients to further services if needed. Sports Medicine Family Practitioners must complete specialized training in order to help each patient maximize function and improve quality of life.

Education and Training

Univ of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio, San Antonio Tx 1983

Board Certification

Orthopaedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryABOS

Provider Details

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Dr. Ples Latson Kujawa MD's Expert Contributions
  • I have sore knees from running. Will ice compression help?

    For sure ice and compression for the acute symptoms. A non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (Advil, Aleve) also or an alternative anti-inflammatory. Big question is, what is causing it? Arthritis? Meniscus tear? Also, consider running shoes. They should be in good condition and a proper balanced fit for your foot. READ MORE

  • How long should I wait before eating after finishing a game?

    No set answer here. Just when you feel comfortable enough to eat something and are okay with fluids. READ MORE

  • My husband has a sharp pain in his feet from playing football. What can he do?

    First thought is shoes. Football cleats generally have little arch support. Consider adding an arch support. Can be found in any decent running store. Take football shoes and fit support inside. Other options may be a locked up joint in the foot. A proper manipulation by an experienced manipulative PT or possibly a chiropractor. Options past that would be to consider degenerative changes. READ MORE

  • While swimming I hit my head on the wall. What should I do?

    As long as you are thinking, seeing, and otherwise feeling okay, there's nothing to do except be careful next time. READ MORE

  • How can I treat cramps while running?

    Most likely shoes and arch supports are the problem. This is dependent on how Your foot is shaped, thus I am at some disadvantage here. That said, I would take Your running shoes and go to a legitimate running store. In San Antonio, I prefer Fleetfeet. Other less likely less causes would be back / nerve issues, medical conditions or exercise induced compartment syndrome where muscles are not receiving enough blood flow due to swelling. READ MORE

  • What does sports rehabilitation include?

    Rather general term this one, however sports specific rehab will typically focus on what is needed specifically for that sport in line with the injury. I tend to obviously focus on the specific injury, but on the whole person as well for a proper return to activity with less chance of re injury. READ MORE

  • Should PT be recommended in any sport for any age?

    Maybe. A really skilled PT who can accurately asses muscle balance and strength would have some benefit. That PT is one of a few, however. Having said that, muscle or alignment imbalance, if detected early and corrected, would be helpful with preventing injuries. Mostly, I would suggest that you always compete within your limits. READ MORE

  • My son complains of headache after playing sports. What could be the reason?

    First best option is that he is getting dehydrated. A neck locked joint (facet joint) can give symptoms as well. These would tend to be on one side for the most part. Rarely, more severe or worrisome conditions could cause such. READ MORE

  • Is it okay to exercise with mild knee pain?

    Absolutely! I would, however, suggest smooth, in-control activities rather than heavy impact ones. Avoid sharp or worsening pain. Make sure he is in a solid, stable shoe. Generally speaking, motion and strength far outweigh the problems of a weak knee. READ MORE

  • I got hit in the nose by a ball, pretty badly. What should I do?

    Sure could be. It's not dangerous as long as there is not a hematoma or blood clot against the cartilage or soft part of the nose. READ MORE

  • Is it advisable to wear knee pads while running?

    Knee pads are only if one would be kneeling or otherwise putting direct pressure upon the knees. By far, the best thing for knees in runners is a very stable, balanced shoe. If one's foot "wobbles" around, it causes the knee to twist side to side. Knees do not like twisting side to side. READ MORE

  • How can I increase my daughter's muscle strength?

    Really cannot actually strengthen a 5-year-old girl. Hormones and such just are not available yet. What is very important, however, is not to overly focus on a single specific sport so young. Multiple sports and skills, thus "cross training" so she is well-balanced with all of her skills is the best way to develop a well-balanced, safe athlete. READ MORE

Residency

  • Univ Hosp-S Tx Med Ctr, Orthopedic Surgery

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Dr. Ples Latson Kujawa MD's Practice location

Practice At 12709 Toepperwein Rd Suite 101

12709 Toepperwein Rd -
San Antonio, TX 78233
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Practice At 12602 Toepperwein Rd Suite 202

12602 Toepperwein Rd -
San Antonio, TX 78233
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