Effective Sports Injury Rehabilitation in White Rock

Restoring mobility and getting back to your game after an injury or surgery might seem like an uphill task. That is where professional care and rehabilitation can make a difference, helping you achieve performance fitness again. White Rock Orthopaedic & Sports Physiotherapy Clinic offers sports injury rehabilitation in White Rock and South Surrey through effective physiotherapy plans. No matter your sport or level of competitiveness, we treat a wide range of professional and amateur athletes in our clinic. From ankle sprains to muscle tears, our team of physiotherapists will get you back into the game as quickly as possible.

 

Our mobility experts have successfully treated a variety of sports injuries and can provide you with a treatment plan that will reduce pain and stimulate the healing process.  Call and book an appointment with us today!

Common Sports Injuries

Our sports physiotherapists at White Rock Orthopaedic focus on evaluating, restoring and maintaining physical mobility of athletes. Rather than providing a one-size-fits-all treatment plan, we offer personalized sports injury rehab in our South Surrey clinic.


Some of the most common sports injuries we encounter and the treatment options we offer here at White Rock Orthopaedic include:

  • Knee and ankle ligament sprains: Sprains are injuries to ligaments, which connect bones in a joint. Stretching a ligament past its limits can cause deformities or tears. A sprained knee or ankle may be difficult to walk or compete on.
    • Treatment includes: Range-of-motion exercises, stretching, strength training and balance exercises.
  • Fractures and dislocations: Fractures and dislocations are the most common bone and joint injuries that can happen in a variety of ways including accidents, repetitive stress injuries, tumours and osteoporosis.
    • Treatment includes: elevate the injured area, apply ice pack or a cold compress, and get medical help as soon as possible.
  • Plantar fasciitis: Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain that involves inflammation of a thick band tissue that runs across the bottom of your foot and connects your heel bone to your toes. It is more common in runners, people who are overweight and wear shoes with inadequate support.
    • Treatment includes: Medications, physical therapies, night splints, surgical and other procedures.
  • Iliotibial band strains: A strain is an injury to muscle fibres or tendons, which anchor your muscles to your bones. ITB strain is an overuse injury of the connective tissues located on the outer thigh and caused by over-stretching or over-using a muscle, which causes tears.
    • Treatment includes: Stretching, strengthening exercises and surgery for extreme cases.
  • Bursitis: Bursitis is the inflammation of the fluid-filled pads (bursae) that act as cushions at the shoulder, elbow or hip joints. Bursitis is most often caused by age, stress, or from a sudden or serious injury.
    • Treatment includes: resting the injured area, icing the area regularly, avoiding activities that can aggravate the problem.
  • Shin splints: Shin splints often manifest themselves as a throbbing or aching in your shins after running. Also called medial tibial stress syndrome, shin splints are caused by stress on your shinbone and the connective tissues that attach muscles to your bones. Shin splints cause these muscles and tissues to become inflamed and painful.
    • Treatment includes: Rest, icing to ease swelling and pain, prescription of orthotics and strength training.
  • ACL tears: The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is the most commonly injured knee ligament. It connects the thigh bone to the shin bone and can be torn or injured from various sports activities.
    • Treatment includes: In addition to resting, icing and compressing your knee, you will need to wear a knee brace to stabilize your knee and practice stretching and strengthening exercises. Surgery is often required.
  • Tennis and golfer’s elbow: Repetitive motions, such as swinging a tennis racket, can lead to lateral epicondylitis or tennis elbow. Similarly, golfer’s elbow is a condition that causes pain on the inner side of the elbow leading to weakness and stiffness in your hands and wrists.
    • Treatment includes: Stretching, strengthening exercises and other modalities.

Treatment Options at Our Sports Clinic

White Rock Orthopaedic & Sports Physiotherapy Clinic offers a wide range of treatment options for sports injury rehabilitation in White Rock and surrounding areas such as:

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  • Protective splinting and taping

    Splinting is integral to the process of rehabilitation as a method of protecting and immobilizing the injured parts of the hand following surgery. It provides support, prevents deformities and enables healing. Taping also restricts the movement of affected joints and tissues to provide stability and foster healing.

  • Manual therapy and mobilization

    With a variety of hands-on techniques, manual therapy and mobilization help achieve muscle activation and healing. In this therapeutic approach, our physiotherapists look to optimize mobility and functionality by stimulating affected areas such as joints, soft tissues, or neural networks.

  • Electrotherapy – ultrasound, laser, IFC, neuromuscular stimulation, TENS

    In electrotherapy, a host of devices are used to promote recovery and restore optimal movement. Ultrasound is helpful in enhancing circulation and tissue metabolism, thereby reducing tension and pain in the muscles. Techniques involving laser and current also provide stimulation to activate muscle functions.

  • Graduated therapeutic exercise specific to injury or surgical procedure

    Injury and surgery specific therapeutic techniques are targeted methods of restoring physical mobility. These techniques are highly effective and allow for accelerated recovery.

  • Range of motion and strengthening exercises

    Motion and strengthening exercises help rebuild mobility after injuries that limit or prevent movement. During the recovery process, such exercises supply the much-needed stretching to induce flexibility and regain reflexes in a controlled manner.

  • Balance and core stabilization training

    For well-coordinated mobility, better posture and improved strength, the stability of the core is vital. The exercises that act on improving the function and health of core muscles are thus integral to helping sportspersons achieve efficient muscle movement and reducing spasms.

  • Modalities – moist heat and ice

    Heat and cold therapy are effective modes of healing. These techniques are used by experts for pain management and inflammation reduction.

  • Spinal decompression traction

    Spinal decompression traction is a motorized method of traction that is effective in alleviating back pain. It helps stretch the spine and reduce pressure between spinal discs to facilitate better nerve functionality, resulting in quick and efficient healing.

  • Education – protection and home exercise program

    Self-care strategies and plans for home exercises that help sportspersons to optimize movement patterns and manage self-recovery. These programs also enable injury prevention.

  • Specialized post-operative protocols for rotator cuff, Achilles, ACL and PCL, and total and partial knee and hip replacement arthroplasty

Equipped to Deliver Effective Sports Physiotherapy Services

If you are looking for sports injury rehabilitation in White Rock, here are a few reasons why you can consider us:

  • You might be a professional or amateur sportsperson. At our sports clinic, you will get undivided attention and professional care.

  • We are passionate about working with you, whether you are looking to get over a long-time injury or trying to enhance your performance.

  • Our treatment options are many and at our clinic, you will have access to state-of-the-art equipment and a fully equipped rehab gym.

  • Physiotherapists at our facility have the experience, knowledge and enthusiasm to help you with suitable therapy and effective healing.

     

  • We prioritize continuous evaluation through advanced testing techniques and a holistic approach to sports physiotherapy.

Contact Us to Schedule Sports Physiotherapy in Surrey

To know more about our physiotherapy and sports physiotherapy programs in Surrey and to schedule an appointment, please contact our office.

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