Just because you don’t have an injury doesn’t mean you don’t need physiotherapy, athletic therapy, massage or chiropractic care. Research has shown that the majority of injuries can be prevented. Some of the main risk factors for injuries include tight muscles, strength deficits, imbalances, poor proprioception and lack of stability. All of these issues can be assessed and treated at Sheddon Physiotherapy and Sports Clinic, PRIOR to an injury in order to ensure athletes stay active and healthy. Injury prevention strategies include targeted exercise programs, functional movement screens to identify at risk athletes, sport specific assessment and rehabilitation, as well as preventative massage therapy and core strengthening.
ACL Injury Prevention
ACL injuries continue to be one of the most common and devastating sports injuries. As many as 1 in 20 collegiate-level and 1 in 50 high school-level athletes sustain an ACL injury during any given year of varsity sports. But what can be done to prevent this? It has been show