Sports Injury Physiotherapy

Sports Injury prevention and management -Sports Physiotherapy

 

Having played high level rugby, tennis and more recently competing in a number full marathons and triathlons,  our physiotherapist Hamish has both the clinical knowledge and personal experience to help treat and manage all sporting injuries . He understands the frustrations that come with not being able to participate in our beloved sports when injured. 

With experience in managing injuries in multiple 1st grade, rugby, AFL and soccer teams as well as being trusted by some of the best athletes in the world, Hamish will work with you to effectively manage your sporting injury or pain to ensure a efficient and safe return to sport.

If required, our Broadbeach physiotherapist will work closely with you and your coaches to ensure training loads are monitored and everyone is on the same page when rehabilitating your injury. 

Occasionally further investigations may be required such as scans to come up with an accurate diagnosis.  We can refer you directly for these or communicate with your GP if required.

Areas covered in a sport consultation

  • Diagnoses of injury through a detailed expert assessment

  • Load management discussed- too much or too little load can have a significant effect on injury

  • Sporting biomechanics and technique education if applicable 

  • Strength and endurance testing specific to the sport

  • Education for self-management

  • The importance of rest or recovery days

  • The most recent evidence-based physiotherapy treatment techniques 

After the initial consultation we will provide you with a

  • Accurate diagnosis

  • Recovery time frame for return to sport

  • Treatment plan 

  • Sports specific rehabilitation program with online videos/ photos available from your computer smart phone

 

 

Common sport injuries treated by our Broadbeach physiotherapist

 

  • Plantar fascitis, fasciopathy, fasciosis, plantar heel pain

  • Achilles tendinopathy

  • Shin pain- medial tibial stress syndrome

  • Knee pain- anterior knee pain, patellofemoral pain,

  • Patella tendinopathy

  • Groin pain, adductor tendinopathy

  • Hamstring pain- insertional tendinopathy

  • Muscle strains/tears

  • Hip and lower back pain

  • ACL reconstruction rehabilitation

  • Shoulder dislocation or subluxation rehabilition

  • AC joint injuries

  • Post surgical rehabilitation

  • Stress fracture management