Sports injuries are one of the most common types of injuries that we see from clients who have pain in their neck, shoulders, joints, muscles, and back. Often, sports injuries are the result of direct contact or overexertion when the muscles and bones have been overworked and forced to perform a job incorrectly. For example, this could happen in tennis, where an individual has continually trained to the point where their elbow muscle or ligament becomes inflamed. To remedy this, we offer physical therapy and exercises that can reduce swelling and inflammation.
Neck, Shoulder, and Back Injuries
Neck, shoulder, and back injuries are also very common when related to sports and sports play. Many of our clients performed sports professionally and as a hobby or for leisure on the side. Both professionals who train daily and individuals who take up sports as a hobby can easily injure their neck, shoulder, and back during overexertion or improper training methods. Not only do we want to remedy your pain in these areas, but we also want to ensure that you do not injure yourself again in the same manner in the future and that you're able to perform activities related to the sport again with ease.
Arm and Elbow Injuries
Arm and elbow injuries are extremely common with sports that require upper body strength. For example, sports include tennis, cricket, and golf. Because the sports require the individual to use upper body strength with a racket or handheld device, it is common that arm and elbow injuries will soon follow when overexertion or improper handling of the device takes place. Having an arm and elbow injury is not only painful but we can make it difficult to perform other basic tasks such as driving or writing. That is why our licensed professionals are here to provide treatment for such injuries.
Knee, Leg, and Ankle Injuries
Knee, leg, and ankle injuries are also very common with other sports that require footwork and agility. The sports include basketball, football, rugby, and swimming. While the sports do require some level of upper body strength, they are related more to contact with other individuals and can, therefore, result in knee, leg, and ankle injuries. These injuries can include anything from a sprained ankle, a torn ligament, or a strained hamstring muscle.
Another common injury that we see, regardless of the sport or the body parts being used to perform it, is a muscle tear. Muscle tears can be incredibly painful and can occur on any part of your body where overexertion is a relevant factor or you’ve had direct contact and blunt force to the muscle. Muscle tears can happen in your thighs, shoulders and arms, calves, and even in your ankles and tendons. Repairing the muscle requires resting the muscle and slowly rehabilitating it by building up its strength through regular exercises and massages. This also means that you will likely need to take a break from any sports so that your muscle has time to adequately repair itself.