Sports & Exercise Therapy2018-06-07T09:28:36+00:00

Sports & Exercise Therapy

Sports & Exercise Therapy in Castle Bromwich, Birmingham

What is Sports & Exercise Therapy?

Sports and exercise therapy, also known as sports therapy, is an aspect of healthcare concerned with the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of the musculoskeletal system (the bodies muscles, bones and joints). Sports and exercise therapy can help you with sports injuries, occupational related complaints, and recovery from, and preparation for, sports and exercise. It can also help you with guidance and information on posture, exercise, nutrition, strength and conditioning, stretching and foam rolling. Sports therapy is suitable for people of all ages and abilities.

  • Assessment and treatment of the musculoskeletal system
  • Assessment and treatment of sports injuries

  • Guidance on posture, exercise, nutrition and more

How Can Sports & Exercise Therapy Help You?

How does Sports & Exercise Therapy Work?

Expect to feel, move and perform better as a result of your commitment to working with a sports and exercise therapist. By integrating a variety of clinical examinations, such as posture analysis, bio-mechanical analysis, and a review of current exercise and recovery strategies, we will achieve a thorough understanding of your body so that we can work together to optimize they way your body functions. Treatment strategies may include sports massage, exercise and rehabilitation and training, recovery and nutrition advice.

  • Expect to feel, move and perform better

  • Improve and optimize the way in which your body functions

  • Sports massage, training, recovery and nutrition advice

Book An Appointment

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Sports & Exercise Therapy FAQ’s

As a relatively new profession, the awareness of sports and exercise therapy is still growing. Therefore, many people are still unaware of this type of therapy and how you can benefit from it. We receive many questions from people who are uncertain if this type of therapy is suitable for them. Below are some of the most common questions that we receive about sports and exercise therapy. We hope you find it helpful. However, if you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

No, sports and exercise therapy is not just for sports people. Everybody can benefit from this type of therapy regardless of age or ability, including people who participate in recreational fitness such as jogging, yoga, fitness classes, and people who are new to sports and exercise and need help getting fit and healthy in the safest and healthiest way possible.

No, sports and exercise therapy is beneficial for a wide variety of complaints, including sports and exercise related pain and injury, occupational related complaints, and those that can occur as a result of day to day life and other general activities. Sports and exercise therapy can also help you to recovery from, and prepare for, sports and exercise.

How often you should visit a sports and exercise therapist depends on what you’re trying to achieve. For example, for recovery or maintenance purposes, a regular monthly treatment is better than random treatments. This is because treatment has an accumulative effect. However, for pain or injury, treatment is either weekly or fortnightly depending on the nature or severity of the issue.

Our page what to expect covers this topic in detail. It covers everything you can expect from first and follow up appointments.

If you would like to learn more about sports and exercise therapy, you may like to visit the Society of Sports Therapist; a voluntary regulator for Sports Therapists in the UK.

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