Sports Injuries

Injuries are commonplace in sport. A structured warm-up, stretching session and cool down can help prevent injuries from occurring.

Physiotherapy Matters offers treatment and care for sports injuries in Newcastle and in Northumberland.  A full thorough assessment by a senior Physiotherapist will help diagnose your injury and a give you a timescale as to when you’re able to return to sport.

 

Sprains and strains.

Sprains –  A sprain occurs to ligaments when they have been stretched, twisted or torn. This can happen as a result of excessive force being applied to the joint. There are different grades to a ligament sprain.

 

Strains – A strain occurs to muscles when the muscle fibres are stretched or torn. This can happens when the muscle has been stretched beyond its normal range or forced to contract (shorten) too quickly

 

 Treatment may include

  • individual exercise programmes
  • manual therapy
  • taping including kinesio-taping
  • electrotherapy
  • Pilates
  • acupuncture
  • deep tissue massage

 Physiotherapy treatment can help

  • speed up recovery
  • get you back to sport sooner
  • prevent future injury

 

We also offer rehabilitation programmes following surgery to help you regain and optimize mobility and strength for individuals to be able to return to their sport.

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