What Is A Sports Injury?
Sports injuries is a broad term that covers all the injuries you can get while playing sports, working out or otherwise pushing yourself physically. You do not have to be a professional athlete to suffer from a sports injury, either. Whatever your motivation, if you train, play and compete, you can guarantee that at some point you will suffer an injury. When you push your body to perform you can get hurt. When you push yourself too hard or use bad form while exercising you are definitely more prone to developing an injury. That is why those that are just getting started in a sport tend to get injured more. The less training and conditioning you have had the more prone you are to injury. They key to dealing with sports injuries is to get targeted treatment as soon as possible.
Our facility treats sports related injures for:
- Field Hockey
- Baseball and Softball
- Track and Field
- Ice Hockey
Most common injuries we treat but are not limited to:
Strained/Pulled Muscles, ACL Tears, Rotator Cuff Tears, Meniscus Tears, Bursitis of the Shoulder and Hip, Tendonitis, Achilles Tendon Ruptures, Calf Weakness, Ligament Laxity, Iliotibial Band Syndrome, Back Injuries.
How Physical Therapy Can Help?
Here at Marlboro Physical Therapy, we follow protocols for post surgical conditions in the critical phase of treatment. We then progress the athlete to prepare to return to his/her specific sport with a customized, creative, and innovative exercise program.
For athlete’s with inflamed muscles and joints, we provide state of the art modalities such as: Ultrasound, Electric Stimulation, Russian Stimulation, Game-Ready Vasocompression, Whirlpools and Contrast Baths, Cold Laser, and Kensiotaping.
We also have a Biodex Machine for improving strength and range of motion. It is a State of the Art piece of equipment. See the section under Biodex for more details.
Our Sports Rehabilitation Program is ultimately designed to progress the athlete to a safe and successful return to his/her sport.
For more information about sport rehabilitation, please feel free to call or contact us. Our team is made up of enthusiastic, hands-on providers who offer a comprehensive range of services. We look forward to giving you the care you deserve.