We offer sports medicine treatment to athletes of all levels. No matter if you’re a long-time professional athlete who may be looking to prevent injury and prolong peak performance as you age, or a novice or newcomer who has been recently taken out of the game due to an injury. Targeted sports medicine has the help your body needs.

Working with a physical therapist can have a significant impact on your athletic performance and your life. Your physical therapist will work with you to customize a treatment program that can help you meet your unique training or recovery goals. With physical therapy, you can:

  • Reduce general recovery time and exposure to injury
  • Reduce pain, stiffness, and inflammation
  • Improve core strength and affected muscles
  • Regain movement joints that have been injured or otherwise compromised
  • Return to your specific sport and daily activities

Work With a Doctor of Physical Therapy to Reduce Downtime

Physical therapists have received a wealth of important training, and are considered medical professionals who specialize in treating a wide range of injuries and illnesses. Sports medicine is specifically designed to help people regain or build strength, improve range of motion and flexibility, and alleviate current pain, no matter the cause or the sport they play. For instance, physical therapy has been shown to be highly effective at helping athletes recover from:

  • Hamstring sprains
  • Tennis or golf elbow
  • Shin splints
  • Groin pulls
  • ACL sprains or tears
  • Hip flexor strains
  • Concussions
  • Shoulder injuries
  • Knee injuries (Patellofemoral Syndrome)

Physical therapy can be provided independently or in conjunction with treatment from your other healthcare providers. This helps you get the coordinated care that you need to recover from injury and/or surgery, preserve conditioning, and build strength and flexibility into your performance anew.

How Physical Therapy for Sports Medicine Works

Sports medicine follows along the guidelines of most physical therapy regimens, when being used to treat any injury or debilitating condition. First, your physical therapist will perform a top to bottom evaluation of your condition to better understand the extent of your injury, condition, or symptoms, as well as the relevant underlying and mitigating factors.

After the initial evaluation, a complete and customized treatment plan will be created specifically for each patient. While your plan will be unique, you can expect it to include a variety of different manual therapy techniques, exercises and training to be performed at appointments, and stretches and exercises to be performed in the patient’s own time at home, between office visits. Being committed to the program is essential for achieving the quickest recovery and desired result. When sports medicine it performed right, it can make a profound difference in your overall life, and it can even enhance your athletic performance and possibly even extend your career, regardless of level and sport.

Set and Reach New Goals With Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine

Regardless of your sport, age, or level of athletic performance, physical therapy and sports medicine can help you regain or grow the strength and mobility you need to perform your very best. Physical Therapists, whether working independently with you or as part of your coordinated team, can help you improve strength, flexibility, and range of motion. They can also help you to decrease pain and overall susceptibility to injury, making physical therapy and sports medicine a powerful one-two punch for keeping you in the game.

If you’ve been sidelined because of an injury or pain is keeping you from performing your best, sports medicine can help. Get targeted treatment today and get back in the game stronger and better than ever. Call us today or click here to schedule an appointment with one of our certified physical therapists.