Sports Injury Rehabilitation

Injuries can be setbacks, but our sports injury rehabilitation programs are here to help you get back in the game, stronger and better than before.

What is Sports Injury Rehabilitation?

Sports injury rehabilitation is a specialized healthcare service aimed at assisting athletes and active individuals in their recovery from sports-related injuries. At Good Shepherd Rehabilitation, our sports injury rehabilitation programs are designed to address a wide range of injuries and conditions, helping patients regain their athletic performance and overall physical well-being.

Conditions Treated by Sports Injury Rehabilitation

At Good Shepherd Rehabilitation, we provide comprehensive care for a wide range of sports-related injuries, including:

  • Sprains and Strains: Whether it’s a sprained ankle or a strained muscle, our rehabilitation programs are designed to facilitate a full recovery.
  • Ligament Tears: Rehabilitation for ligament injuries such as ACL, MCL or LCL tears to regain stability and function.
  • Fractures: Comprehensive care for individuals recovering from sports-related fractures, ensuring proper healing and function.
  • Tendon Injuries: Treatment and therapy for tendon injuries, including tendinitis or ruptures.
  • Dislocations: Rehabilitation for dislocated joints to restore mobility and strength.
  • Cartilage Injuries: Management and rehabilitation for cartilage damage caused by sports injuries.
  • Concussions: Specialized care for athletes recovering from concussions, including cognitive therapy.
  • Overuse Injuries: Rehabilitation for overuse injuries such as stress fractures and repetitive strain injuries.
  • Inflammatory Conditions: Management of inflammatory conditions such as bursitis and tendonitis.
  • Athletic Performance Enhancement: Programs to optimize athletic performance and prevent future injuries.

Our experienced team of rehabilitation specialists is dedicated to providing you with the support and expertise needed to recover from these sports-related injuries and get back to your sport, stronger than ever.

The Work We Do:

Our team of experienced healthcare professionals collaborates with athletes and active individuals to create personalized sports injury rehabilitation plans that target their unique needs and goals. Here’s an overview of the work we do:

  • Comprehensive Assessment: We conduct a thorough evaluation of your sports injury, assessing its extent and the factors contributing to it. This assessment forms the foundation of your personalized rehabilitation plan.
  • Physical Therapy: Our specialized physical therapists design programs to restore strength, flexibility, and mobility tailored to the specific requirements of your sport.
  • Occupational Therapy: Focusing on enhancing daily living skills and functional abilities, occupational therapy is an essential component of rehabilitation for athletes.
  • Manual Therapy: Techniques like manual therapy are employed to address soft tissue and joint issues, improving movement and reducing pain.
  • Injury-Specific Protocols: We utilize evidence-based protocols designed for various sports injuries, including sprains, strains, ligament tears and fractures.
  • Functional Training: Sports-specific exercises are incorporated to ensure athletes regain the physical capabilities needed to excel in their respective sports.

The Role of Physiatrists in Sports Injury Rehabilitation:

Physiatrists, or physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians, play a valuable role in our sports injury rehabilitation programs, particularly when there are underlying medical factors or complications that may affect the rehabilitation process. Their contributions include:

  • Medical Assessment: Physiatrists conduct medical evaluations to diagnose and manage any underlying medical conditions that may affect the sports injury or recovery.
  • Collaborative Care: They work closely with rehabilitation specialists, therapists, and other healthcare professionals to ensure a coordinated approach to patient care.
  • Medication Management: In cases where medication is necessary for pain management or healing, physiatrists may prescribe and oversee medication use.

Getting Started with Sports Injury Rehabilitation:

If you’re eager to get back to your sport and athletic activities, starting your journey with Good Shepherd Rehabilitation is straightforward:

  1. Referral: Obtain a referral from your sports medicine physician, orthopedic specialist, or a healthcare professional to assess the necessity of sports injury rehabilitation for your specific situation.
  2. Evaluation: Following the referral, we will schedule a comprehensive evaluation. During this session, we’ll assess your sports injury, functional needs and develop a personalized rehabilitation plan.
  3. Rehabilitation Sessions: Once the evaluation is complete, and your treatment plan is in place, you can commence your sports injury rehabilitation sessions. Our dedicated team of specialists will guide you through every step, offering support, encouragement and expertise.
  4. Progress and Follow-up: We closely monitor your progress throughout your rehabilitation and make any necessary adjustments to your treatment plan to ensure the best possible outcomes. Our goal is to help you regain peak performance and excel in your sport.

Sports Injury Recovery

Don’t let a sports injury keep you on the sidelines. Contact Good Shepherd Rehabilitation today to schedule an evaluation and take the first step toward a stronger and more resilient athletic future through sports injury rehabilitation.

For more information or to request an appointment, call 1.888.44.REHAB (73422) or fill out the form below.

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