Sports Injuries

Team Sports and Exercise Medicine is a unique sports medicine clinic specializing in the diagnosis, treatment prevention, and rehabilitation of sports injuries. Being injured or not performing to your best can be a very frustrating experience. Downtime whether your interest is personal or professional only adds to the difficulties. We therefore ensure your treatment process is of the highest standard utilizing the full range of expertise available to aid you to a full recovery.

Over use and incorrect use are common causes of sport and exercise injuries. Newton’s law of force applies to the body as with all other objects. If the force generated is greater than the body part can structurally withstand, an injury will occur. This can be as a direct result of impacted or non-impacted. Changes of direction movement patterns and changes in environment are all potential contributing factors to injury. These injuries are known as acute. Injuries caused by overuse are it training or participating are often referred to as chronic. In so much that they have been an issue for a longer period.

This is a list of some of the more common injuries. Don’t be alarmed these are but a few there a vast number of varying injuries. It is always advisable to have any injury fully checked out. So please contact before taking any action:

Ankle Sprain
Achilles tendonitis 
Carpal tunnel syndrome 
Chronic lower back pain 
Tennis Elbow 

Groin Strain Hamstring
Back Pain
Strain Knee Joint Injury

Patellofemoral pain
Runner’s Knee
Shoulder Injury
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Soft Tissue Therapy

Electively soft tissue therapy and sports massage are very similar. However, the benefits are not solely directed at sporting injury. Therefore, soft tissue therapy offers a more inclusion name. The therapy offers help and support for many muscular skeletal injuries and issues.

Various massage techniques are used to offer a remedy to a range of muscular injury and dysfunction. Soft tissue therapy can be painful during the treatment session. Often described by patients as good pain, you can feel the benefits even though the session may be painful in parts. It is part of the therapist’s skill and technique to understand the issues presented and the individual’s pain thresholds and to manage these in the most effective manner possible.

Soft tissue therapy can be used for several different conditions listed below are just a few to give you an idea.

  • Back neck and shoulder pain
  • Postural imbalance
  • Hip and Knee Pain
  • Arthritic pain and Rheumatism
  • Muscular Pain
  • Stress
  • Repetitive strain Injuries
  • Headaches
  • Tendonitis

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When leaving for home it is imperative that you take with you the principles of self-help. Maintaining a good posture managing your own body and ensuring you act promptly if the symptoms flair up again.


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