Sydney Sports & Orthopaedic Physiotherapy: Treatments For Sports Injuries

Sports injuries can include muscle strains, dislocations, fractures and sprained ligaments. Sydney Sports & Orthopaedic Physiotherapy treats all kinds of sports injuries. The type of treatment you will receive depends on the quality of the injury, and your physiotherapist will also provide advice for preventing future injuries. On your first visit your physiotherapist will examine and assess your injury and ask questions about your medical history. Once the injury is assessed, your therapist will discuss the best treatment plan with you.
Treatments for acute sports injuries can include ice pack applications, hot packs or alternating with cold and hot packs, transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulator (TENS) to relieve pain, ultrasound treatments to soften and warm up deeper tissues, massage to relieve pain and tightness, and stretching or range of motion exercises. You will also receive self-care tips and exercises to do at home to improve strength and mobility.

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