Sports therapy is a popular and effective form of treatment that focuses on the prevention of injury and the rehabilitation of each patient back to full fitness. Our S.O.S.T. (Society of Sports Therapist) registered practitioners have a degree in Sports Therapy and are armed with a whole host of techniques and skills that will get you back to doing what you love, as quickly as possible. They are even trained in sports massage – perfect for loosening up any tight muscles as a result of work, sport… or just life!
Sports therapists are experts at diagnosing and treating sports-related injuries as well as managing your rehabilitation to to get you back to full fitness as soon as possible. Despite the name, people with any injury can be treated by a sports therapist, be the injury work related, accident related or just feeling achy and knowing that a ‘normal’ massage won’t cut it.
During your first initial consultation, there will be a thorough assessment of your injury through a variety of movements and special tests. This enables us to determine exactly what the injury is and how we can make it better.
You will also be given the appropriate treatment and be shown your specific rehabilitation exercises to get you back to full fitness, for good.
Follow up sessions will be used to continue treatment and rehabilitation. We will help you to look to the future and to make sure that after the injury has been resolved, it does not re-occur.
When you exercise or play sports regularly, certain parts of the body can become susceptible to strain or injury. Sports therapists can treat anything and everything but some of the more common areas treated are listed below: