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Proactive Sports Physiotherapy in Edmonton

When it comes to maintaining your health as a sportsperson, it’s about being in perfect health, preventing injury, and managing pain and injury when it happens.

At In Step Physical Therapy, Edmonton, we focus on the Prevention of sports injuries, Pain Management, and Sports Injury Rehabilitation.

Developing resilience and preventing injuries 

Our sports physio clinic in Edmonton believes that the prevention of injuries is possible to a great extent, Sports persons get injured, and at times its unavoidable, our experienced physiotherapists offer personalized recommendations and techniques you can adopt to prevent the recurrence of sports injuries, you need to take action to make sure you are safe even as you play. Some of the things you can proactively do to avoid injury are.

  • Do a good warm-up and keep yourself flexible, as cold muscles are prone to injuries

  • Balance your body and keep good footwork, this will prevent ankle sprain, which is a common injury among sports persons.

  • Strengthen your core by doing abdominal exercises 

  • Take proper rest, you need to give your muscles time to relax 

  • Avoid reinjuring yourself, if you have been healing from any previous injury, make sure you heal completely.

Managing pain 

Sports injuries should not be ignored; minor injuries can be treated at home, but there are times you need medical attention, our physiotherapist in Edmonton, does a head-to-toe assessment of your movements to check the dysfunctions with accuracy so that we can treat them correctly. Using a Functional Movement Screen, we first assess the fundamental movement patterns like strength, endurance, power, and conditioning. Depending on your complete assessment, we then give you corrective exercises and complementary modalities to resolve, manage and alleviate your pain. 

Sports Injury Rehabilitation 

For rehabilitation, we go beyond simply addressing your injury and help you become the best sportsman possible. Our stride sports & physiotherapy in Edmonton, combine an injury rehabilitation program with a strength and conditioning program and help you improve your fundamental capacity to lift, carry, pull, push, and move in ways your sport demands. 

When do you need medical attention?

Minor sports injuries can be treated at home, but do not overlook symptoms like 

  • Pain that doesn’t heal over time and hinders your movement 

  • Swelling that is not decreasing 

  • Inability to move any part of your body 

  • Extreme bruising and bleeding 

  • Any obvious signs of deformity 

 

At In Step Physical Therapy we strive to help everyone equally – from elite athletes to recreational athletes.

Our approach to sports physiotherapy and recovery is not just about going through the motions. Instead, it follows an evidence-based, whole-body approach that starts with nailing down exactly WHAT the problem is.

With the right combination of hands-on treatment and home exercises. We consider the unique demands of your sport and body to help you get back on the field — sooner, safer, and stronger!

At the same time, we also know that people and sports injuries are complex and varied. That’s why we also offer a wide range of complementary therapies so that you can benefit from a holistic and synergistic recovery.

 

In Step Physical Therapy has been the hub of cutting-edge sports physiotherapy in Downtown Edmonton for 20 years now. We are an interdisciplinary clinic with a client-focused team of over 32 health experts whose only priority is your recovery.

 

We lead you through an entire rehabilitation process and create a treatment plan that would help you get back on your feet in no time. Contact us now at (587) 409-1754  or mail us at info@instepphysio.ca