FITNESS PHYSICAL THERAPY – SPORTS MEDICINE
Get Off the Bench and Back In the Game.
Are you dealing with a sports-related injury or recovering from surgery? Our sports medicine specialists and physical therapists will get you back in the game.
How Does Physical Therapy Help Sports Injuries?
Physical therapy is a proven path to recovery. It focuses on preventing and treating sports injuries and enhancing the performance of physically active individuals. How? With a variety of exercises and treatment methods that put your body back in motion. Common sports injuries treated by physical therapy include repetitive overuse injuries, sprains and strains, and fractures. More serious injuries may first require surgical treatment offered by the fellowship-trained sports medicine specialists at Bucks County Orthopedic Specialists, followed by physical therapy.
Physical Therapy for Sports Injuries
Our sports medicine specialists and physical therapists treat patients of all ages and athletic skill levels. From the all-star athlete or weekend warrior to individuals who exercise regularly to stay healthy, our patients are diagnosed and treated by a dedicated team of specialists.
The goal of our customized care plans is to get every patient back to their prior level of physical function and to achieve their desired fitness goals through personalized care at our state-of-the-art facility. We also offer a comprehensive Running Analysis program for sports medicine patients or individuals looking to improve their overall running performance.
What Can I Expect?
Led by a physical therapist on your dedicated care team, the initial evaluation will take one hour and result in a customized plan of care for pain management, manual therapy, and exercises.
Following the evaluation, patients will meet with their physical therapists up to three times per week for a one-hour session. Patients will be treated by one or two physical therapists to allow for continuity of care and convenient scheduling opportunities.
Tips to Prevent Sports Injuries
Whether competitive or recreational, it’s important to take precautionary measures during physical activity to decrease the risk of injuries, including:
- Proper warm-up and cool-down sessions
- Appropriate attire for the environment of play
- Necessary conditioning prior to an athletic event.