Sports Physiotherapy

Any injury can be frustrating, but when you play sport competitively, recreationally or just like to keep fit and active then these injuries can be even more frustrating by the fact that they stop you doing what you love!

Sometimes rest is enough to get over these injuries but at times it takes a bit more than this. This is where sports physio come in. We can help you get over the initial painful stage and then guide you through a rehabilitative program to restore your function. Finally we will develop an on going sports specific conditioning program tailor made for you to help prevent further injuries from occurring.

Why Geelong Performance Physio for sports related physiotherapy?

All our physiotherapist’s are keen sports participants and so understand the demands of your training and the effect an injury can have on your physical and mental well being. As part of our sports physio service you can expect:

  • Injury assessment and diagnosis

  • Biomechanical assessment specific for your sport

  • Manual therapy techniques

  • Dry needling

  • Taping

  • Exercise and rehabilitation could include the following:

    • Proprioception and balance training

    • Core muscle work

    • Strengthening and conditioning

    • Flexibility training

    • Sport specific drills

    • Return to play protocols

So if you do sustain a sports injury you can expect the highest evidenced based management from your physiotherapist to get you back onto the road of recovery.

Geelong Performance Physio also undertakes injury screening for athletes from all sports and can provide this service on an individual or team basis with full written report provided.

Sports Physio Treatments

Massage

Various hands on treatment techniques that can help with pain, stiffness and function.

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Acupuncture

Recent research supports the effectiveness of acupuncture in the management of pain.

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Exercise

Exercise has been clinically proven to help manage many issues within the body

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Electrotherapy

A treatment method that may reduce pain and increase muscle strength and endurance.

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Manipulation

This has demonstrated to be effective in the management of pain, stiffness and function.

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Arrange an appointment today to discuss further

We work in various locations around Geelong. Visit our locations page to find out what days we are near you.

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