Sports Injuries

Sports Injuries Conditions Treated

What are the most common sports injuries treated with physical therapy? Here is a list of the top 10 injuries treated at The Therapy Network in coastal Virginia:

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Some sports injuries are treated successfully with physical therapy alone, and some need surgery. Physical therapy is vital in a pre and post-surgery recovery plan.

Recover from a Sports Injury with Physical Therapy

If you have a sports injury, consider physical therapy as the cornerstone of your recovery. Sports injuries happen to professional athletes and weekend sports warriors. All can recover from a sports injury with physical therapy as part of the plan.

Recover from a Sports Injury with Physical

Physical therapy helps you recover physically and mentally from a sports injury. A sports physical therapist is specifically trained to deal with sports injuries and their impact on daily life. Some of the benefits of sports physical therapy include the following:

  • You will regain strength and movement
  • Therapy helps you manage pain
  • PT prevents permanent damage and recurring problems
  • Exercise increases the blood flow around the injured area
  • Physical therapy reduces mental stress

If you need surgery as part of your sports injury recovery, pre-op physical therapy helps you better prepare and recover faster. It may even shorten your time in the hospital. After surgery, your specialized physical therapist will create a customized plan for recovery.

Recover with The Therapy Network

The Therapy Network has appointments available today. We understand the value of timely assistance and can even see you without a physician’s referral. With offices located in Norfolk, Hampton, Virginia Beach, and Chesapeake, Virginia, there is a location near your neighborhood. Recover from a sports injury with physical therapy at The Therapy Network.


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