Sports Injuries

Sports Injuries
Many people think that only elite athletes experience injuries from sport. However sports injuries can occur from a social run around at the park with kids right through to high level sports.
Some of the more common sports injuries include:
  • Ankle sprains
  • Muscle strains – including but not limited to calf, hamstring and shoulder.
  • Knee injuries
  • Back and neck injuries.

Correct management of all injuries is vital to ensure a full recovery and reduce the risk of recurrence. This is even more important when you are returning to sport. Physiotherapists are highly trained to be able to assist you with this.

Early intervention in any injury is the key to a successful recovery. We are able to assist you with acute management of your injury to reduce pain and restore function as quickly as possible.

A graduated rehabilitation program that addresses dysfunction caused through the injury, as well as underlying biomechanical or strength issues will aid you to continue your successful return to sport at your desired level. It is important that you are guided through a series of progressions to allow for the body to recover and return to pre-injury levels prior to returning to your chosen sport.

A sports-related injury should not be a reason to stop training or participating in your chosen sport. If you are experiencing pain as a result of an injury and this is preventing you from joining in your sport, now is the time to make an appointment with a physiotherapist.

Your physiotherapist will work with you to provide a structured rehabilitation program that suits your lifestyle to help you get back to doing what you enjoy.

For advice about the management of sports injuries or to make an appointment contact Leederville Physiotherapy today.