Sports & Athletic Rehabilitation Therapy

Sports injuries are injuries that occur in athletic activities. They can result from acute trauma, or from overuse of a particular body part.

Sports Physical Therapy is a specialized practice that focuses on prevention, evaluation, treatment, rehabilitation and performance enhancement of the physically active individual.

Who Can Benefit from Sports & Athletic Rehabilitation?

Sports and athletic rehab therapy can benefit a wide range of individuals involved in sports or physical activities including:

  • Athletes: This includes professional athletes, collegiate athletes, high school athletes, and individuals competing in various sports at different levels.
  • Weekend Warriors: Individuals who engage in intense physical activities or sports on weekends or as a hobby.
  • Recreational Sports Participants: People who participate in recreational sports leagues or community sports activities.
  • Fitness Enthusiasts: Individuals who are dedicated to fitness, exercise, and strength training.

Sports & Athletic Rehabilitation Techniques

A variety of techniques are designed to help athletes recover from injuries sustained during sports activities and improve their overall athletic performance

  • Manual Therapy: involves hands-on mobilization, manipulation, and massage of the soft tissues and joints to reduce pain, improve range of motion, and promote healing.
  • Therapeutic Exercise: Technique involves specific exercises that are designed to improve strength, flexibility, and endurance in the affected area.
  • Modalities: Used to reduce pain and inflammation, improve circulation, and promote healing.
  • Functional Training: Involves training athletes to perform movements specific to their sport or activity.
  • Neuromuscular Re-education: Used to help athletes regain control and coordination of their muscles.
  • Taping and Bracing: Taping and bracing techniques are used to provide support and stability to injured joints or muscles.
  • Education and Injury Prevention: Sports rehab also includes education on injury prevention techniques, such as proper warm-up and cool-down routines, as well as advice on proper nutrition and hydration to support athletic performance and recovery.
Sports & athletic rehab therapy at Alton Physical Therapy

Benefits of Sports & Athletic Rehabilitation

  • Faster Recovery
  • Improved Athletic Performance
  • Personalized Treatment

Sports and Athletic Rehabilitation is an essential part of the recovery process for athletes dealing with sports-related injuries. We are committed to providing our patients with the best possible care, providing personalized services designed to meet their unique needs and help them get back in the game.

Locations of Service:

  • All Locations

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