Sports Therapy

Sports Therapy from LBhealthcare

By: LBhealthcare  08/02/2009
Keywords: sports, physiotherapy, sports injuries

 Sports Therapy is an important aspect of healthcare which focuses primarily on the prevention and rehabilitation of injury, aiming to return individuals to full functional fitness.

A Sports Therapist is a practitioner who:

Has the ability to provide sports massage both pre-activity and post-activity

Has the ability to implement appropriate rehabilitation programmes tailored to individuals needs

Has the knowledge to assess and, where appropriate, refer on for specialist advice and intervention

Has the knowledge and ability to utilise sports and exercise principles to optimise preparation and injury prevention programmes

The sports therapists found at LBhealthcare work alongside the physiotherapists and offer comprehensive assessment and treatment programmes for a variety of injuries regardless of one’s age and ability.

Treatment offered also includes a selection of manual therapy techniques such as soft tissue sports massage, joint mobilisation and specialised strapping.

Keywords: Physio, physiotherapists, physiotherapy, sports, sports injuries