Restricted movement and limited range of motion can be daunting and affects many. Causes may vary from orthopedic injury, illness, and surgeries to sports related injuries. The common answer to all of these injuries, however, is Physical Therapy.
What is orthopedics & sports related rehabilitation?
Orthopedic rehabilitation is a form of therapy that treats a wide variety of conditions affecting the musculoskeletal system. Rehabilitation can include the following components: physical and occupational therapy, pain relief procedures, manual therapy, guided therapeutic exercise. Physical Therapy can build strength, endurance and stability to ultimately improve mobility and increase range of motion.
Sports related injuries include strains, sprains, shoulder dislocation, foot, and ankle dysfunction and pain in the areas of elbow, wrist, hand, hip and knee. The most common sports injuries include:
- Running Injuries
- Volleyball Injuries
- Basketball Injuries
- Rock Climbing/Bouldering Injuries
- Baseball/Softball Injuries
- Dance Injuries
- Football Injuries
- Cricket Injuries
- Skiing and Snowboarding Injuries
How it helps?Sports related rehabilitation requires a multi-disciplinary approach which can assist in prevention, evaluation and treatment of injuries, which can include:
Specific exercises and training
Bracing and taping
Muscle reconditioning with focus on muscle stability
Why Proactive Physical Therapy?At Proactive Physical Therapy, we have PT’s with extensive knowledge of sports related injuries. We take an individualized approach to each sport and each athlete we treat. We focus on injury prevention, as well as providing patients with the tools they need to get back to sports in a safe manner.