Sports Therapy is an aspect of healthcare that is specifically concerned with the prevention of injury and the rehabilitation of the patient back to optimum levels of functional, occupational and sports specific fitness, regardless of age and ability. Despite the name, Sport Therapy can be used to treat a wide range of injuries, whether it be conditions arising from a sporting activity or general life aches and pains.
At Rugby Osteopathic centre we can offer specialist sport therapy treatment that can help clients recover to normal day to day life, maintain physical health and reach optimal performance in their sport. We help client consistently reach these goals by using a wide range of treatment modalities, including hands-on treatment, muscle strengthening, rehabilitation, and patient education.
Treatment methods we provide include:
- Sports Massage
- Tool assisted soft tissue mobilisation (IASTM)
- Mobilisations & Manipulation
- Dry Needling & medical Acupuncture
- Ultrasound & Electrotherapy
- Kinesio Taping
- Myofascial Cupping
- Exercise Therapy
As Musculoskeletal injuries are so common in athletes, physical therapy can be used not only as a treatment for injury but as a preventative. Regular Maintenance session are used by many clients to help guard against future injuries.
During your initial consultation, there will be a thorough assessment of your injury through a variety of movements and special tests. This enables us to determine exactly what the injury is and how we can make it better. Follow up sessions will be used to continue treatment and rehabilitation. We will help you to look to the future and to make sure that after the injury has been resolved, it does not re-occur.