What Is sports Physiotherapy
Sports Physiotherapy is area of physiotherapy whereby the therapist is specialied in the treatment and management of sports related injuries.
In the sporting world, athletes are exposed to far greater stress’s and strains, than normal patients, due to the intensity of their training and chosen sport.
Every athlete will have had some injury to their body over the course of their career and a sports physiotherapist is then on hand to provide advice, education and direction during that period of injury.
Some of the teams our therapists have worked with
- Scotland Rugby
- New Zealand Tag Rugby
- Tongan Tag Rugby
- Ireland Touch Rugby
- Emirates International 7’s Tournament
- Longford GAA
Sport Physiotherapy Injury’s
Sports physiotherapy treatments in Stepaside Physiotherapy have been the back bone of the clinic since its inception in 2017. Our staff are highly skill and experienced in treating sports injuries from
- Sports related Back pain
- Wrist injuries
- Neck injuries
- Concussion management
- Return to play protocols
- Fitness management
- Ankle sprains
- Knee ligament injuries
- Achilles tendon injuries
- Shoulder dislocation
- Rotator cuff tears
Along with a multitude of other injuries.
Post Surgical Rehabilitaion
Our therapists are also highly experienced in post-surgical rehab program and can design a personalised rehabilitation program tailored to the athletes needs, while also following the surgeon’s direction and the latest scientific evidence on rehabilitation and pain science.
Sports Physiotherapy Rehab Programs
Some rehab programs we manage:
- ACL reconstruction
- Ankle stabilisation
- Knee arthroscopy
- Hip Impingement (Femoral acetabular impingement)
- Shoulder Stabilisation
- Shoulder Rotator cuff repair
We ensure our athletes:
- Understand their injury
- Understand barriers to successful rehabilitation
- Understanding of current level of ability
- understanding of rehab program design
- have a clear vision of what the following weeks and months of rehab will contain
In addition to this we constantly monitor our athletes through a messaging service whereby they have direct access to their physio and can ask questions and send videos of exercises of which they are unsure. We find this improves our rehabilitation success rate, and you have your own personal physio to hand.
If you would like to find out more about our services
Please call 087 2740700
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