We have a highly trained and recognised team of physiotherapists who are experts in sports injury management. You can expect a thorough assessment, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation plan with a strategy that is tailored to you and your sport. Sports physiotherapy is a targeted approach by therapists trained to understand the complexity of injury, pain and performance enhancement as it relates to individual sporting needs.
Wondering what to expect from your treatment?
Below are some treatment techniques that your Physiotherapists may use during your consultation.
Almost all injuries or concerns require some form of movement correction, strength or mobility facilitation or exercise loading strategy to adequately allow healing and recovery. Your session is likely to cover these concepts and a specific exercise or rehabilitation program may be prescribed if deemed appropriate.
Spinal joint mobilisation or Spinal manipulation, is a physiotherapy technique. Where the natural joint movements are guided by the physiotherapist’s hands to relieve pain and increase joint range of motion. These techniques are commonly performed in the either lying on your front or back. A manipulation is a technique that is of small amplitude at high velocity . Which essentially means that your physiotherapist will take the affected joint to the end of its available range and quickly gapped. A crack can often be heard accompanying this technique.
This is a technique where the natural joint movements are guided by the physiotherapist’s hands to relieve pain and increase joint range of motion. Peripheral joints are those of the arms and legs and mobilisation of these joints are performed in the ranges that are most restricted.
These techniques come in a variety of forms and are an important part of manual therapy performed by your physiotherapist or myotherapist.
Neurodynamic mobilisation techniques are used to help nerves glide more freely between tissues and along their pathway. They may be used when treating spinal pain with associated neurological symptoms and arm or leg pain. These techniques can be performed by your physiotherapist or as part of a home exercise programme.
There are many types of tape and taping techniques. Some of these include