Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation in South Woodford Clinic
Sports Therapy is specifically concerned with the prevention of injury and Rehabilitation of patients. To get them back to optimum levels of function, regardless of age and ability is the aim.
Sports Therapy can be for anyone from elite athletes, gym goers, postnatal mothers. Anyone suffering from aches and pains can benefit from sports therapy.
Sports therapists treat by reviewing your every day activities such as your gait and other functional factors that might cause your pain. They will offer a solution for the factors which may cause your pain.
Physiotherapy and Sports Therapy – what is the difference?
Sports Therapy is not massage therapy or physiotherapy. However, physiotherapy is defined as “the treatment of disease, injury or deformity by methods including massage, heat treatment, and exercise rather than drugs or surgery”.
Our Sports therapists use and apply physiotherapy skills and massage as an integral part of their scope of practice.
What methods does Sports therapy use
Sports therapy may include different modalities and approaches, such as
Manual therapy (different joint and muscle manipulation, mobilisation and assisted stretches and bodywork)
Rehabilitative, corrective and functional exercise.
The list can go on and the aim of our staff at The Back Pain Centre is to treat you holistically, so that not only your symptoms are treated but to also identify and prevent these issues, allowing you to lead a happy, healthy, functional life.
You simply need to call The Back Pain Centre on 02089893338 and ask to talk to us about your problem.