Types of Treatment
Sports medicine and sports physical therapy involve a comprehensive team of healthcare professionals dedicated to improving athletic performance through the treatment and prevention of sports injuries. These qualified professionals have a wide range of backgrounds including exercise physical therapistlogists, athletic trainers, physicians, biomechanists, nutritionists and physical therapists.
At SporTherapy, our goal is to improve athletic performance. We take pride in preventing, identifying, minimizing, and correcting athletic injuries through a series of treatments.
Sports Medicine Treatment Options
SporTherapy’s expert physical therapists may perform a variety of interventions designed to prevent and treat sports injuries. These therapies may include:
- Pre-participation screening – Physical therapists will assess and identify any issues that may lead to an injury in an athlete.
- Cardiovascular, resistance, endurance and neuromuscular re-education exercise programs – Athletes may be educated on a variety of programs that will help improve their wellness and performance.
- Taping and bracing – If deemed necessary, physical therapists can minimize injury occurrence by taping and/or bracing ankles, elbows, and other areas susceptible to injury.
- Sports specific ergonomic and training regimens – Our sports medicine experts may prescribe ergonomic adjustments to improve mobility in athletes, as well as training regimens to enhance performance and increase wellness.
- Manual physical therapy – In some cases, hands-on treatment of joints, muscles, and limbs may be used to improve muscle ability, mobility, and function.
- Orthopaedic physical therapy – Orthopaedic physical therapy treats conditions of the musculoskeletal systems, which consists of the bones, muscles, joints, ligaments and more.
The SporTherapy Difference
Choosing SporTherapy means working with Fort Worth’s premier sports therapy experts. Our physical therapists are invested in your health and athletic performance, whether you’re beginning a fitness routine or a trained professional. Our holistic approach emphasizes care that’s thorough, hands-on, and tailored to your individual needs.
The SporTherapy team consists of highly-skilled professionals trained in a variety of athletic specialties. Many of our therapists are board eligible for the designation of Sports Certified Specialist (SCS) through the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), a designation held by less than 2% of physical therapists nationwide. The advanced clinical knowledge and skill set that comes with a Board Certification allows therapists to better treat the patients in their specialty and keeps them up-to-date with cutting-edge research and technology. The SCS certification concentrates on acute and critical sports injury treatment and sports injury prevention and wellness.
We look at the best way to minimize discomfort, maximize performance, and get you back in the game. Every treatment is backed with the latest in sports medicine science and research, giving you 100% – just like you do in your sport.
Sports Medicine FAQs
SporTherapy treats a variety of sports injuries including concussions, back pain, neck pain, hamstrings, ankle injuries, shoulder injuries, strains, sprains and other conditions associated with athletics. If you’re in pain, contact us today to see how we can help you return to play quickly, efficiently, and with lasting results.
You should see a physical therapist at SporTherapy if you’ve suffered an injury that doesn’t go away after a few days of rest or your athletic performance is diminished. Physical therapy is also a great way to improve your speed, agility, and physical condition and stay injury-free!
Treatment times vary from patient to patient, but the average appointment lasts for one hour. Your therapist will inform you of an estimated treatment timeline at your first appointment.
The estimated time for returning to your regular activities depends on the nature of your injury, your treatment process, and the recommendation of your sports medicine professional. Rest assured, the SporTherapy team will come up with the perfect plan to get you back to 100% quickly and with lasting results.
Who Benefits From Sports Medicine at SporTherapy?
SporTherapy helps hundreds of athletes take control of their performance by staying injury-free and in the game. All of our therapists have earned a Masters or Doctorate degree in physical therapy. Professional and amateur athletes of any age can benefit from our dedicated treatment and prevention of sports injuries. No matter what sport you play, from football to basketball to bow hunting, you can trust us to provide the best quality of care for your sports injuries.
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My experience has been astounding. The entire staff is made up of professional individuals who want to make a positive impact on their patients, and every single team member is amiable. In the beginning, I had pain walking but with my physical therapist team’s expertise I got to a point where I could run pain…
Monday I finished my physical therapy at your facility in Weatherford, and I want to commend to you your facility and the people who work there. I started on August 24 of last year, and in all that time, I never heard a cross word from anyone, neither employee, staff, or client. Everyone always practiced…
I HIGHLY recommend SporTherapy…they are a very friendly and helpful group.
I really love this place. Everyone is super laid back, which is what you want when you’re recovering from an injury. Super professional and knowledgeable team. A+ all around.
Awesome, knowledgeable staff! It can be beyond frustrating to rehabilitate an injury, but this is definitely the place to do it! All in all, a great place and assuredly where I’ll be doing my rehab next time! If I could, I’d rate this place 10 or 11 stars, but I can only put 5.
I love this place! The staff is great and have guided me through two knee replacements. I am very pleased and highly recommend!
My doctor said I could try physical therapy if I wanted for my broken ankle, but I would probably still need surgery. I am happy to say that the SporTherapy team did a wonderful job. I am at 100% and I DON’T need surgery. You guys ROCK!
I just want to offer my thanks and appreciation to the staff of your Granbury location for the outstanding treatments and outcomes from my therapy. I have used them twice now for several months at a time for a knee and hip replacement. I found them to be far more effective than a clinic I…
You people are the BEST! “Thank You,” isn’t enough to convey my gratefulness to each of you. Since I have been a client here for the past ten months, I consider myself a bit of an expert on this place. I have observed and experienced your staff’s dedication to your clients’ well-being at every level…
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