Physiotherapy supervised rehabilitation remains the mainstay of treatment for most sports injuries and musculoskeletal injuries.
Physiotherapy techniques and sports medicine treatments have changed dramatically over the years. It is essential that you see a Chartered Physiotherapist who is using up to date treatments. The physiotherapist will take into consideration your lifestyle, leisure activities, sport and general health before designing an individual rehabilitation programme specifically for you.
Most treatments will involve a combination of manual therapy and exercises. The goals of physiotherapy treatment are to:
- Improve/resolve your pain
- Restore function
- Return you to your sport/activity/job as quickly but as safely as possible
- Help prevent recurrence of the injury