Whether practiced as a profession or as a hobby, athletics are supposed to enhance our lives. There are certainly many physical and mental benefits to athletic exercise. However, athletics can have a negative impact on your quality of life if you suffer a sports injury that leaves you with lingering pain or limited mobility.
Don’t just adjust to the pain. Overcome it with expert treatment from Form and Function Physical Therapy. We offer one-on-one physical therapy in our private treatment rooms and in our fully equipped exercise facility.
Sports Injury Treatment
At Form and Function Physical Therapy, we treat all kinds of common sports injuries, including:
- Knee injuries
- Shin splints
- Back injuries
- Repetitive motion injuries
While functional exercises are important for treating these kinds of sports injuries, we don’t expect you to take a “no pain, no gain” approach to your physical therapy. Rather than having you grind out a bunch of repetitive exercises targeting the specific body part that’s bothering you, we focus on achieving improvement through quality of motion, not quantity. Using the principles of Applied Functional Science, we will assess your whole body motion and take steps to ensure proper internal balance. This will then facilitate ease of motion for a faster recovery of pain-free ability. We are always careful to address the root cause of your injury, not just the symptoms of the injury itself. This not only provides better pain relief; it also helps prevent re-injury in the future.
Sports Injury Prevention
Poor training methods, inadequate warmup, overexertion without proper conditioning, and poor form are some of the most common causes of sports injuries. The good news is, these problems are preventable. At Form and Function Physical Therapy, we can provide advice on these topics to help you prevent injuries. For example, we can identify muscles, tendons, or ligaments that might be tight and teach you stretches that will help get them loose and flexible before exercise. We can also teach you specific functional exercises that will strengthen the joints and muscles involved in particular athletic movements. This will prepare you to improve your form so you can not only avoid injury, but also perform at your highest level.
Perhaps most importantly, we can help you achieve optimal internal balance, which naturally translates into ease of movement. When we get the whole musculoskeletal system moving properly, you will be less prone to injury.
Call Now to Make an Appointment
Whether you are a professional athlete, a student athlete, or just enjoy sports as a hobby, you deserve the best quality sports injury treatment and prevention services. Call us at 516-243-9100 today to make an appointment for a personalized physical therapy session.