What is Sport Rehabilitation?
Sport Rehabilitators help people suffering from pain, injury or illness involving the musculoskeletal system. They help people of all ages to maintain their health and fitness, recover from and prevent injury and reduce pain using exercise, movement and manual based therapeutic interventions.
Your First Appointment
An initial consultation will offer an in-depth interview and physical assessment to identify an appropriate diagnosis, any predisposing factors to injury and any other health related disorders. They will then use clinical reasoning to tailor a recovery plan to return you to optimum function and physical activity. You can expect your Sport Rehabilitator to integrate advice, education and rehabilitation into all aspects of your life.
What might my treatment include?
Treatment will incorporate evidenced based therapeutic interventions and exercise with the plan being monitored and modified where needed. This could include exercise rehabilitation, graded activity, manual therapy, acupuncture, sports massage as well as injury prevention techniques relating to your work and lifestyle.
Sport Rehabilitators treat a range of injuries including:
- Back pain – lower back pain, sciatica, disc problems and more
- Pains and sprains in ankles, knees, shoulder groin, hip etc
- Post-operative rehabilitation – (spinal, shoulder and knee surgery, joint replacements)
- Total knee replacement rehabilitation
- Achilles Tendinopathy
- Cruciate ligament rehabilitation
- Tennis elbow
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Injuries with an uncertain diagnosis
- Post spinal surgery
- Post trauma, including fractures
- Chronic pain
- Repetitive strain injuries
Are there any risks associated with treatment?
Like any exercise and manual therapy profession, you could get some post treatment soreness, this is usually minimal and short lasting; your Sport Rehabilitator is trained to reassess the effects of treatment and modify depending on your reaction. Your Sport Rehabilitator will inform you of any risks associated with your treatment to allow you to make informed choices. They are also trained to refer on to other members of the healthcare team wherever that is appropriate.
Occasionally patients have skin reactions to treatments such as taping, massage mediums and manual therapy techniques, your Sport Rehabilitator will identify this and adapt their treatments accordingly.
In the vast majority of cases Sport Rehabilitators treats injuries quickly and successfully; in some cases it has made a life changing difference to patients.
Cost of Sport Rehabilitation Session
Duration: 45 Minutes
If you would like to read further information regarding Sport Rehabilitation, please see: https://www.basrat.org/home/aboutsportrehabilitation
Missed Appointments Policy:
If you can not make an appointment for any reason please give us at least 24 hours notice so we can offer the appointment time to someone else. You will be charged £10 for any missed appointments if we do not receive appropriate notice.