Sports Injuries Treatments

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What is Sport’s Physiotherapy?

Sports Physiotherapy is the specialized branch of physiotherapy which deals with injuries and issues related to sports people. Sports injuries do differ to everyday injuries. Athletes normally require high level performance and demand placed upon their body, which stresses their muscles, joints and bones to the limit.

Sports injuries can be new and acute, or chronic and ongoing. Niggles, such as tennis elbow that simply refuse to go away. The key is to really get to the root of the problem. Beyond the bits you wouldn’t believe would make a difference.

It all comes together with hands-on treatment to alleviate any pain and stiffness to help you move better by taking the load from the traumatised bits.

To return to your full sporting peak and to fully understand and prevent any recurrence of your injury, you will also need to be rehabilitated. Some common sports injuries are:

  • Ankle Sprain

  • Hamstring Strain

  • Groin Pull

  • Shin Splints

  • Knee Injury

  • Patellofemoral Syndrome

  • Tennis Elbow

In sports injury the physiotherapy it depends from a lot of factors including:

  • Age of the Athlete
  • The Sport that the Athlete is into
  • The time that the Athlete has to recover

The treatment may include:

You don’t need to be an elite athlete to benefit from seeing a sports physiotherapist.  If you have a niggling training problem or an ongoing and unresolved pain syndrome then spending time to diagnose your problem. At Nicolina’s Physiotherapy Center, we believe that the greatest advantage in consulting a sports physiotherapist is establishing a diagnosis and in understanding the prognosis of a condition.

What to expect:

  • Keep you training or get you back to your chosen activity in the shortest time possible

  • Reduce Pain

  • Educate you to ensure they know how to treat your problem

  • Permeant changes to your training habits to prevent future problems.

  • Assist you to achieve exercise or functional goals.

  • Improve your fitness.

  • Prescribe exercises to do at home, work in the gym to enhance your recovery.