What are sports injuries?
Sports injuries are injuries that develop because of physical activities. Though called sports injuries, it may not necessarily come from doing sports. Daily strenuous activities such as carrying a child or cleaning a high cupboard can cause it too!
Types of sports injuries
Acute – Usually triggered by an incident or trauma. Involves a muscle or ligament tear or a fracture.
Chronic – Develops over time and is often a result of repetitive strain or sudden increase in activity levels. These usually involve tendon degeneration or inflammation to the tendons and joints.
What are the symptoms of sports injuries?
There are many symptoms that can arise from sports injuries. These include:
Any of these is an indication of some sort of injury and a visit to a sports injury specialist may be warranted.
What are the common causes of sports injuries?
Can Elevate Physiotherapy help?
Elevate physiotherapy offers sports physiotherapy to elite athletes and amateur enthusiast. We can help you understand what habits you have such as poor techniques or lack of warm up that is causing you to get injured.
We provide treatments such as sports massage, shockwave therapy, radio frequency therapy, and technique correction to help you get better from your injury. In addition, we will work with you to achieve your sporting goals and get you back to the level that you want to as quickly as possible.
Elevate Physiotherapy is here to help.