Sports Rehabilitation

Introduction

Being a student, individual or professional athlete, Do you want to return back to your sport?? Certain conditions require a different approach to rehabilitation, one of them is restorations from a sports injury!!

How is it different than other Physical Therapy?

The injuries due to sports may be categorized under musculoskeletal injury, but the end goal between normal Physical Therapy and sports therapy are different. Sports injury rehabilitation is a progressive, safe, reconditioning approach that helps athletes prevent injuries throughout their career along with post injury rehabilitation, helping them return back to optimum functional, occupational and sport specific fitness through:
BFR

Common Injuries That Can Occur

Sprain – overstretching or tearing the ligaments
Strain – overstretching or tearing muscles or tendons
Tendonitis – common in sports like, golf, tennis, jogging, CrossFit, with overuse of specific muscle groups. This is the inflammation of tendons causes pain and swelling. The main question is can you continue playing sports with tendonitis?
Bursitis – this is the inflammation of the lubricated cushion between the bone and soft tissue of a joint. Most common in shoulder, hip, elbow, and knee. Repetitive movement, excessive pressure of a joint can cause bursitis.
Knee injuries – meniscal and/or ligament tear
Shin splints Рalso known as medial tibial stress syndrome- is inflammation of the muscles, tendons, and bone tissue around your inner border of tibia.
Swollen muscles
Achilles tendon rupture
Fractures
Dislocations
Rotator cuff tears

Treatment includes:

The athlete will have gradually returned to game when there is no sign of pain or weakness with increase in activity and the sport-specific demands are optimum.

soft tissue manipulation