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How Can Physical Therapy Help with a Sports Injury?

How can physical therapy help

June 24, 2022

ScanPhys Blog

The training program for athletes often includes exercises that may help them avoid various injuries while performing certain routines and movements. However, there are still instances where athletes get injured while training or during a sports event. Depending on the severity of the injury, the athlete may be removed from training or the game, especially if the injury requires them to be taken to a sports injury clinic.

How can physical therapy help?

Improves mobility

Physical therapy, including sports massage in Dubai JLT, can help your joints move more fluidly. Whether you received surgery or not, you may be asked to undergo an assessment to see if the treatment worked and if the mobility of certain body parts is affected.

Whether you have suffered from a mild or severe sports injury, your physical therapist can help with the healing process and aid functional rehabilitation. Therapists and training coaches may also work together to create a rehabilitation program with a holistic treatment approach that will not only heal your injury but also improve your mobility, as well as provide you additional guidance on how to avoid further injuries if certain body parts are put under pressure while your injury heals.

Help in pain management

There are instances when athletes can recover from a sports injury with little to no treatment. In some cases, athletes are advised to visit a sports massage therapist to receive additional treatment that will aid their recovery and rehabilitation. Certain message types may also be provided to help alleviate the pain and discomfort resulting from the injury.

However, athletes who had severe injuries may have to endure the consequences, long after they have recovered from surgery. They may need to relearn their body’s limits in a controlled environment and under the supervision of a physical therapist. After performing a physical assessment, therapists can design a physical therapy program that will help you perform certain exercises with just enough comfort, so you won’t push yourself past the acceptable level.

If you need to visit a physiotherapy center to book an appointment for a sports massage Dubai after recovering from an injury or you wish to consult with a specialist about chronic pain or discomfort, Scandinavian Physiotherapy Center DMCC offers a range of treatments plans that are tailored to your needs. You may visit one of our clinics for a consultation or book an appointment for therapy sessions.