Sports Injuries

Sport injuries can vary from soft tissues injuries, sprains and strains, ligament injuries, head injuries or fractures. Often times the severity of injury is difficulty to determine based on symptoms or the mechanism of the injury itself.

Types of sport injuries can include:

  • fractures
  • meniscal injuries
  • ACL ligament injury
  • muscle strains
  • ligament sprains
  • dislocations
  • concussions
  • back injuries
  • neck or head injuries
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Sporting injuries often require immediate attention to prevent further damage and protect the injured site. In order to achieve maximum rehabilitation potential sport injuries must be accurately diagnosed by a physiotherapist and an appropriate treatment strategy be implemented.

What Causes Sports Injuries?

  • Weakness around joints or core
  • Improper technique
  • Prior injuries
  • Trauma
  • Lack of stretching
  • Lack of strengthening

Treatment Options

  • Hands on Manual Therapy
  • Bracing
  • Acupuncture / Dry Needling
  • Kinesiotaping
  • Massage Therapy
  • Strengthening of the core and hips a
  • Shockwave/Ultrasound therapy

We Can Help

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