Sports therapist doesn't just treat sports injuries. What makes a sports injury is not the fact it occurred during a sport injury is the need to go back to full participating sports this is when we use sport and exercise sciences looking how to get you back to full training.
If you are not a sports person the process of recovery remains the same but the demands and process will be less challenging unless you are at a high level of fitness.
A sports therapist will also look at injury prevention. Injury prevention looks at factors you as an individual are at risk of injury and address theses factors. A few ways of assessing this is by looking at muscle strength, bio-mechanics, posture and restrictions.
WHAT YOUR SPORTS THERAPIST WILL DO:
- A full injury examination and assessment with an initial diagnosis of your acute or chronic condition
- Identify the cause of the problem
- Create tailored treatment plans for your individual needs.
- Injury Rehabilitation
CONDITIONS A SPORT THERAPIST CAN HELP YOU WITH:
-Poor biomechanics (Faulty movement patters)
-Muscle soreness and tears
-Chronic or acute injuries
-Everyday aches and pains
-Back, neck and shoulder pain/tension
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