Sports physiotherapy at Incline Health Leichhardt looks at the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of sport and exercise related injuries.
These are usually a result of inadequate preparation/warm up, direct trauma during play, or an early return from injury.
Leichhardt Sports Physiotherapy
The types of injuries range from sprains and strains of muscles and ligaments, to bone injuries like acute fractures, stress fractures and joint dislocations. Below are a few of the most common type of injuries the physiotherapists see in the Leichhardt Clinic and some sports they’re often associated with
- Ankle ligament injury (netball, football, tennis)
- Calf injuries (runners, crossfit, basketball)
- Knee ligament injuries (football, rugby, skiing, martial arts)
- Hamstring/quad/groin muscle injuries (Football, Rugby, Athletics)
- Lower back (cricket, swimming, rowing, dancers)
- Shoulder injuries (waterpolo, powerlifting, rugby, swimmer)
- Elbow + wrist injuries (tennis, golf, martial arts)
Specialised Sports Physiotherapy Gym
Incline Health Leichhardt has a specialised sports physiotherapy gym where our Physiotherapist can work with you from the onset of injury, through to the management and prevention stage.
The comprehensive set up ensures that every step of treatment can be completed in the Leichhardt clinic with the latest evidence based diagnosis, treatment and return to sport strategies are implemented.
Our Sports Physio Therapist
Our Incline Health Physiotherapist Pat has over 10 years experience working with and along side elite and grassroots athletes from a range of sports including National level Track and field athletes, NPL soccer clubs, and Harold Matthews Rugby League teams.
Part of his role was developing pre-screening assessments and targeted injury prevention programs for teams and athletes, which has helped shaped his approach to many sports injuries. Being a passionate sports lover, and having played elite level soccer, Pat is able to bring his own experience from training and managing his own injuries to get the best outcome for his clients.
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