The mechanism of injury and utilizes these findings to implement educational programs and therapeutic interventions. This work helps prevent injuries, enhances athletic performance and increases injury prevention during play.
Sports Medicine Research investigates all aspects of sports injury evaluation, treatment and prevention to provide optimal care to those involved in sports- or fitness-related activities. Recent work has addressed neuromuscular interventions to prevent anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries, the use of subsymptom exercise to return athletes who’ve had concussions to a pre-head-trauma state and the modeling of lower extremity athletic joint injuries.
What is Sports injury rehabilitation?
Sports injury rehabilitation or ‘rehab’ is a structured programme designed by physiotherapists for people who have sustained a sporting injury. Depending on the type of injury you have sustained, your programme will include a number of parts which may include strengthening exercises, mobilising, pain relief techniques and functional skills. At Physio.co.uk, we aim to maximise recoveryby tailoring the rehabilitation to your individual goals and monitoring your progress throughout.
What are the benefits of sports injury rehab?
Our specialist musculoskeletal physiotherapists will work with you to provide a thorough rehabilitation programme which will encourage a number of benefits including:
Restoring full function as soon as possible
A faster recovery and return to sport
Strengthening weakened muscle groups
Reducing any pain and inflammation from your injury
Maintaining cardiovascular fitness whilst you are out of sport
Minimising the risk of future injuries
Improving your flexibility and coordination
Advice on correct footwear and equipment
Who will benefit from sports injury rehab?
Whether you have been injured whilst playing high level sport or during recreational activity, the physiotherapists at Physio.co.uk will be able to design you a full rehabilitation programme to help you get back to full fitness. Our physiotherapists have a vast amount of experience in treating a wide variety of sports injuries including:
Recent or chronic injuries
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) ruptures or tears in the knee