Sports Injuries and Sports Physiotherapy

Sports Injuries and Sports Physiotherapy

How do we Treat Sports injuries?

Sports injuries differ from other forms of injuries in that they mostly affect athletes. These are caused by participating in sports, training, or activities. Sports injuries are caused by overtraining, a lack of conditioning, and improper approaches to doing a specific task. Failure to warm up before exercising or participating in any physical sport raises the risk of injury. Although most sports injuries occur in athletes who participate in any type of physical sport, there is another type of athlete: recreational athletes (engaging in sports only during leave days or vacations). Because of their sedentary work week and the unexpected weekend physical adventures that are certain to take an impact on their bodies, these types of “athletes” are actually more prone to such injuries.

Sports injuries differ from other types of injuries in that players put their bodies under a lot of stress, which can lead to wear and tear in the muscles, joints, and bones. Sports injury treatment is better handled with the help of sports physiotherapy, which is a specialty of physiotherapy that deals with athlete injuries and physical concerns. A sports physiotherapist assists players in their rehabilitation and also educates them on how to avoid future injuries. Sports physiotherapists have sport-specific knowledge and are thus better suited to assisting athletes in making quick recovery.

Common Sports Injury

The following are some of the most common types of sports injuries:

  • Muscle Strain.
  • Torn ACL.
  • Torn MCL.
  • Shin Splits.
  • Stress Fracture.
  • Plantar Fasciitis.
  • Sprained Ankle.
  • Tennis Elbow.
  • Achilles tendonitis.

Aside from the sports injuries mentioned above, there are several others that have not been considered, such as concussion, lower back injury, runner’s knee, and hip bursitis. Sports injury treatment, in general, comprises sports physical therapy as well as appropriate medication to provide players with relief. In fact, physiotherapy in sports injury has been shown to be quite beneficial in athletes’ rapid recovery and is one of the most trusted forms of treatment.

How Can We Help?

Depending on the type of damage, total recovery can take several weeks or months. Our physiotherapist assists with moderate workouts that stimulate the injured tissues and muscles in order to restore full physical movement prior to the accident level.

To alleviate pain, physiotherapists progressively introduce various stretching and strengthening activities. Our physiotherapists provide individualized treatment plans based on the kind of injury, facilitating the entire recovery process.

Elite Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Centre is the most trusted sports injury clinic in Delhi NCR, equipped with all high-end sports injury modalities such as Extracorporeal shock wave, Super inductive system, High-intensity class 4 laser, Wire-less professional, Combo therapy, and last but not the least Cryo-air.

Our sports physiotherapists are experts in manual therapies. Such as mobilization and manipulation, soft tissue mobilization, Trigger point therapy, and Active release technique.

Also, we provide treatments such as Dry and Wet cupping, Dry needling, Kinesio Taping, etc.

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