Physical Therapy For Sports Injuries

After an athlete has suffered from a sports injury or surgery, physical therapy is vital to the rehabilitation process. The main goal of Medstar physical therapy is to get you back to your sport by limiting the extent of the injury, reducing or reversing the impairment and functional loss, and preventing, correcting, or eliminating the disability caused by the injury. Medstar physical therapy develops a treatment plan specific to athlete needs after assessing their pain, mobility, range of motion, balance, and strength. 

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How can Medstar Physical Therapy support an injured athlete?  

Injuries can be very detrimental to the mental health of athletes.  Significant injuries can even lead to social isolation as they are away from teammates.  It is always important to support and listen to the athlete’s concerns.Most athletes are very focused on goals, specifically related to their sport.  When they cannot perform their sport, they may feel lost.  It is important to make concrete, short term goals that are attainable.  It is also important that the athlete still feels part of the team, so when able involve them in team meetings and activities.  It is also important to realize that while an athlete may be ready to return to sport physically, they may not be ready mentally especially after significant injury. At Medstar we are as athletes try to make  athletes feel us  by their side at all times and make sure that we are do our best to get them back on the field in best time.

What Kind of Sports Injuries Does Medstar Treat?

we as sports physical therapist can provide treatment for any type of musculoskeletal sport  injury as well as many other conditions.At MedStar, our patients   for soccer and other athletics has given us the experience and expertise to treat all manner of sports injuries. If you’ve hurt yourself on the field, our staff of medical professionals can help you get back on your feet and back into the game.

Can PHYSICAL THRAPY Benefit Athletes Who Aren’t Injured?

After an athlete has suffered from a sports injury or surgery, physical therapy is vital to the rehabilitation process. The main goal of MedStar physical therapy is to get you back to your sport by limiting the extent of the injury, reducing or reversing the impairment and functional loss, and preventing, correcting, or eliminating the disability caused by the injury. MedStar physical therapy develops a treatment plan specific to athlete needs after assessing their pain, mobility, range of motion, balance, and strength. 

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