Due to hurricane damage, the Havelock location is closed until further notice. Havelock therapists Hannah Zhang, Sarah Hall and Judy Hickes are available to see patients at the New Bern location. Please call the New Bern location at (252) 636-9800 to discuss your care.

Why You Should See a Physical Therapist for Sports Therapy

Sports therapy

Athletes can expect to experience an injury at some point in their careers. Injuries come in all forms, from sprains and strains to torn muscles and ligaments and broken bones. Many injuries require medical attention and can benefit from the treatments provided by a physical therapist.

If you’re an athlete who needs assistance recovering from an injury so you can quickly get back in the game, you should visit Peak Performance Physical Therapy for sports therapy rehabilitation. The physical therapists on our team are experts in the musculoskeletal system and can develop treatments specifically designed to help you recover the strength and mobility to compete again at the level you desire.

Whether you are a recreational, amateur or professional athlete, you will find that physical therapy is a great choice for getting back into competitive form again. Many of the common sports-related injuries physical therapy can help treat include:

  • Sprains and strains
  • Torn muscles and ligaments
  • Shin splints
  • Concussions
  • Tennis and golf elbow
  • Joint injuries and more

Regardless of the cause of your injury, a physical therapist may help you recover quickly and provide assistance for preventing injuries in the future.

What does a physical therapist do for sports therapy?

The team at Peak Performance Physical Therapy uses modern technology and techniques to help athletes recover. Your treatment will depend on the cause of your injury and how bad it is. Typical sports therapy treatments include:

  • Exercise and stretches
  • Hands-on therapy
  • Massage
  • Electrical stimulation
  • Ultrasound and more

At Peak Performance Physical Therapy, we offer aquatics therapy as part of many treatments. Aquatics therapy consists of exercising and moving in a pool of water to help regain strength and flexibility. Aquatics therapy may be used as part of your sports therapy treatment to get you in motion again with less stress on your muscles or joints.

Are you experiencing pain or disability due to a sports-related injury? Speak with the team at Peak Performance Physical Therapy to discover what we may be able to do for you. Contact us today to schedule your appointment at one of our locations in Eastern North Carolina.