Common Sports Injuries That Physiotherapist Treat

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14 June 2018

Physical activities and sports can offer various benefits to your health. The benefits of doing exercise include better night’s sleep, stress relief, and improving one’s mood. But the sports activities come with the risk of various injuries. If you suffer from any injuries while performing sports activities, you can get the help of trained physio in Perth to get back to normal. Physiotherapy is multi-dimensional and can treat various conditions. Above all, physiotherapy focuses on the rehabilitation and restoration of the circulatory and musculoskeletal systems.  Also, it is used to treat many conditions including arthritis, sports injuries, and respiratory problems. Some of the sports injuries that most physiotherapists treat are mentioned below.

Torn Ligaments & Tendons It is one of the most painful injuries that stem from tearing muscles in the hip, shoulder, knee, and groin. Sometimes, it may require surgery to repair the tear followed by few months of physiotherapy to recondition the damaged tissues.

Tendinitis: The tendinitis is one of the common conditions that include the inflammation of soft tissues around the bones and muscles. Often it happens in the elbow, shoulder, knee, hip, wrist, and ankle.

Fractures:  From walking to skiing, many sportspeople have been injured and put into a cast. At this time, the fracture is immobilized, and the muscles become weak. With the help of physiotherapy in Perth, the muscle tissues will be getting back to healthy state following an injury.

Arthritis: Often the athletes deal with arthritis as a result of repetitive motion including throwing a ball or swinging a racket. Similarly, physiotherapy can also treat various injuries such as tears or sprains, arthritis and more.

Dislocations: Dislocation is one of the joint injuries that may occur when the end of your bones get out of their original position. It may cause due to a blow or fall, most often from a contact sport.

Low Back Pain: Usually, men and women are equally affected by lower back pain that may range in intensity from a dull, constant ache to a sudden and sharp pain. If you suffer from back pain that lasts for more than six weeks, then you need to get physiotherapy from an experienced and well-trained physio.

The sports injuries can be identified immediately when compared to injuries caused by various issues. It is essential to pay more attention to both types of injuries since it can have a slow and progressive onset that can worsen over time. You can also undergo sports massage in Perth to cure various sports injuries. The benefits of a sports massage include reduced risk of injury, improved flexibility, and a boosted circulatory system.

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