A sports therapist is a healthcare professional who specialises in the prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries related to sports and physical activity. They work with athletes and active individuals to help them recover from injuries, manage pain, and improve their performance.
How We Can Help
Sports therapists use a variety of techniques to help their patients, including manual therapy, exercise prescription and soft tissue therapy.
In addition to treating injuries, sports therapists also work to prevent them and provide education on injury prevention strategies.
Overall, sports therapists play a crucial role in helping athletes and active individuals recover from injuries and stay healthy and active. If you are an athlete or active person and are experiencing pain or discomfort, it may be worth considering seeing a sports therapist to help you get back to doing what you love.
What we treat
Sports therapists help with treatment, prevention and rehabilitation from injuries caused by sporting activity.
What do sports therapists treat?
Sports therapists can help treat:
Lower back pain
Rotator cuff injury
ITB friction syndrome
Lateral ankle sprains
Who can benefit from seeing a sports therapist?
If you have a sports injury, recovering from a sports injury or trying to prevent an injury from reoccurring then a sports therapist can help you.
Frequently asked questions (FAQ)
Physiotherapists are experts in movement, function, rehab and rehabilitation. Sports Therapists are experts in muscles and sports injuries. As you can see there is an overlap in the areas that these two professionals treat. Both can treat sports and musculoskeletal injuries.
No, If you have a sports related injury – or are looking to prevent an injury and improve your performance then a Sports Therapist can treat you.No, If you have a sports related injury – or are looking to prevent an injury and improve your performance then a Sports Therapist can treat you.