Get Relief for Your Sports Injury and Get Back in the Game!
Did you roll your ankle playing pickup basketball? Has your shoulder started interfering with your ability to play sports? You may be dealing with sports injuries that are getting in the way of your enjoyment of the game.
Thankfully, at Beyond Physiotherapy, our physiotherapists are experts at treating sports injuries, and we can help get you back and keep you in the game!
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, there is an average estimate of 8.6 million sports and recreation-related injury episodes each year. Most sport-related injuries are due to overuse injuries and acute traumas.
Whatever age you are or level of physical ability you may have, physiotherapy can help you enhance the healing process of a sports injury. With our sports injury rehabilitation programs, you will be able to get back to doing the activities you love in no time.
Contact Beyond Physiotherapy today to consult with one of our physiotherapists.
What are the most common sports injuries?
Sports injury is a term that can describe any injury sustained while exercising or performing an athletic activity. The two most common ways in which sports injuries can occur are:
A sudden event such as a football player colliding with another, or a non-contact injury like a sudden change in direction or an awkward landing.
Chronic issues that start from faulty throwing techniques, improper grip on a tennis racquet, or running in ill-fitted shoes.
Simply put, anything that results in pain while performing physical activity can be considered a sports injury.
Acute injuries are caused by a single specific incident, such as:
injuries to ligaments
injuries to muscles
injuries to bones
injuries to any soft tissue, including muscle, tendon, ligament, and cartilage
Some examples of overuse injuries include:
- Shin splints
- Tennis elbow
- Runner’s knee
Whether you rolled your ankle on the soccer field, swung your bat too aggressively on the baseball diamond, or strained your back while hiking your favorite trail, Beyond Physiotherapy can help you find relief!
How Beyond Physiotherapy can help
Your treatment plan will be dependent upon the nature of your injury, your health history, and whether or not the injury requires surgical intervention. If you’ve sustained a sports injury, rehabilitation should start immediately to ensure the fastest recovery possible.
We will start with an injury evaluation and a biomechanical assessment to identify all the factors contributing to your injury. Our physiotherapists are experts in sports rehab. They will conduct a thorough assessment to determine the injury’s severity and identify any other weaknesses or limitations that may affect your recovery.
In addition, we will conduct a thorough history to understand more about your training schedule, the demands on your body, and your overall health status. We will use this information to develop a comprehensive program that includes targeted manual techniques, mobility work, strengthening, and appropriate pain relief techniques.
Next, your therapist will create a targeted, individualized care plan to promote accelerated recovery and future injury prevention. We will incorporate sport-specific treatments with a “return to sport” progression to assist you in a safe return to training and competition.
Each therapy program will include injury prevention strategies that focus on progressing your strength and dynamic stability to restore your function and prevent injuries. We will also incorporate balance and coordination exercises to stimulate the nervous system and help you change directions and land correctly to avoid a future injury.
The overall goals of physiotherapy are a safe return to training/competition and minimizing re-injury upon your return to the sport you love!
Contact us today!
Physiotherapy has been proven to treat both acute and chronic sports injuries successfully. At Beyond Physiotherapy, our physiotherapists will help you get started on the right track toward returning to the sport you love!
If you are an athlete suffering from a sports-related injury, don’t waste any more time on the sidelines. Take your recovery to the next level with our physiotherapy team!
Call today to schedule an appointment with one of our specialists.