Sports medicine is the study and the practice of medical principles related to the science of sports. It focuses on the medical and therapeutic aspects of sports participation. Making you stronger, faster and less likely to incur injury is an important part the recovery process.
The field of sports medicine encompasses many different health careers, including:
Ottawa-Carleton Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Center is one of the leading sports medicine centers in Ottawa. Our physiotherapists and other members of our team are here to help those individuals with sports injuries get back on track doing the things they love to do.
Our team here at Ottawa-Carleton Physiotherapy offers physiotherapy, massage, acupuncture, radial shockwave and ultraviolet therapies customized to meet client’s individual needs. Our friendly staff ensures your recovery and will set you up for success. We handle every kind if sports injury, such as:
You don’t have to be an athlete to benefit from a sports massage. Athletes use this type of massage to prepare for or recover after their event to help prevent injuries and to recover from injuries they are dealing with. Anyone can benefit from this type of massage.
If you have restricted motion, chronic pain or an injury that won’t seem to go away, you will benefit from a sport massage. No matter what your injury may be, we offer you our experience in sports medicine and your determination can help you start feeling better today.
When Should I Get One?
Besides stimulating blood circulation and lymph fluids, a sports massage is great for particular targeted areas of the body that you are having problems with. A great example of this is frozen shoulder where there is tremendous pain and restricted movement. It is effective in the treatment of hamstring, neck, knees, etc.
Sports massage is a great type of physiotherapy for anyone, call and book your massage today with one of our registered massage therapists. Tell us where it hurts and we will do the rest! We work with most insurers.