Healthfx Physiotherapy
Physical Therapy Sports Injury

Healthfx Physiotherapy physical therapists have a special interest in treating sports-related injuries including soft tissue injuries and muscle strain and sprain. Our licensed and experienced practitioners use a range methods within a physiotherapy care treatment plan designed specifically for each client.

How Can a Physical Therapist Help My Sports-Related Injury?

Healthfx Physiotherapy sport injury therapy includes an entire evaluation of all musculoskeletal issues to detect injury or imbalance in bones, muscles, and joints. Treatments are aimed at rehabilitation and also include education and assessment for injury prevention. Clients benefit from a wide range of Physiotherapy techniques designed specifically for athletes and highly active individuals that include advanced and expert rehabilitative care from a team of qualified professional practitioners.

Physiotherapy Care for Athletes

Healthfx Physiotherapy provides qualified care and personalized Physical Therapy treatment for sports-related injuries that include:

  • Ice/Cold Therapy – Also known as Cryotherapy, is a non-surgical modality that relieves pain and swelling and is especially effective for athletic injury.
  • Heat Therapy – Dilates blood vessels to improve circulation and is often used in conjunction with other physiotherapy treatments.
  • TENS – - Electrical stimulation using light and measured electrical currents that are sent to affected areas to reduce inflammation and muscle spasms.
  • Massage Therapy – Many complete physical therapy care plans include massage therapy to reduce recovery time from athletic injury. Healthfx Physiotherapy practitioners work in conjunction with sports medicine doctors in healing sport injuries.
  • Manual Traction/Spinal Traction – A widely used physical therapy treatment for muscle and skeletal pain to relieve disc problems associated with sports injuries.
  • Soft Tissue Technique – Advanced soft tissue massage techniques that treats athletic injury to the muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves.
  • Therapeutic Laser – Physical therapy care that employs the therapeutic use of light therapy to deliver photon energy to reduce muscle pain and treat injured tissues.
  • Customized Exercise and Rehabilitative Therapies – Our team of physiotherapists design tailored plans that include a range of therapeutic exercise techniques to strengthen and speed up healing time of athletic injuries.

What Can I Expect During a Physical Therapy Session for Sports Injuries?

Healthfx Physiotherapy practitioners care involves a complete evaluation and full diagnostic to create an integrated treatment plan that incorporates both orthopedic and physiological rehabilitation. Following a complete revision of your medical history and thorough physical examination, imaging and x-rays are used to develop a personalized therapy plan. Consultation and progress reports are shared with other health care providers as required and when necessary, including your family physician, massage therapists, personal trainers, exercise coaches, etc.

Although virtually all physiotherapists are skilled at relieving pain and strains, Healthfx Physiotherapy offers care that deals specifically with sports-related rehabilitation from injuries and specializes in treating athletes and restoring peak functioning.

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