Sports Physiotherapy

Whether you’re a professional athlete, or simply play a casual game of tennis or golf on the weekend, Primary Physio has the expertise to get you back in the game feeling stronger than ever before.

Our sports physiotherapists will not only get you back to health, but will endeavour to enhance your performance once you’re back on the field, track, court or course.

Sports physiotherapy is the treatment and rehabilitation sustained during sporting activities. Sports injuries differ from everyday injuries due to the greater stress put on muscles, joints and bones.

What are the different types of sports injuries?

Sports injuries fall into two categories:

Acute trauma

This includes injuries such as ankle sprains or knee ligament injuries. If you fall into this category of injury then our professionals will begin by diagnosing the degree of sprain and the musculoskeletal area involved. Treatment is initially aimed at reducing swelling and inflammation followed by a graduated exercise program to restore movement and strength.

Overuse injuries

These are injuries that have developed gradually from repetitive movement or wear and tear. Here, treatment involves analysis of the area that is causing your pain and then diagnosing the root cause of this. That may entail analysing training regime and/or the biomechanics of your technique.

How do we treat sports injuries?

Treatment of your symptoms may include:

  • Taping and compression,
  • Icing the area
  • Dry needling
  • Restoring joint mobilisation
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Stretching programs
  • Strengthening and retraining

Our promise to you

The aim of sports physiotherapy is to treat and completely rehabilitate the athlete after injury or surgery. We also strive to prevent further injury and to maintain the strength, flexibility or endurance of the athlete.

We use our experience and passion for treating athletes to do everything in our power to make this happen.

If you’re in pain or discomfort, call our friendly team today on 1800 821 218.