Offering Dry Needling, Soft Tissue and Joint Treatment for Gosford Athletes
Sports are an important part of staying healthy and fit however participation may result in an increase risk of injuries to muscles, ligaments and joints. The cause of these injuries can range from trauma, lack of mobility or flexibility and even due to improper warm-up and cool-down routines.
Common sporting injuries:
Muscle strains/tears: Damage to structure of the muscle resulting in a decrease in muscle strength and function
Ligament sprains: a compromise of supporting structures presenting as increase flexibility and decrease stabiliy of a joint
Tendonitis : inflammation of a tendon due to improper use or repetitive use, causing localised irritation and pain.
Dislocations/fractures: trauma based injury which significantly decrease function of structure.
What should I do? I’m injured!
Injuries may be a bit of a shock and even scary at times. It is best to avoid aggravating the injury further, once it has occurred. It is advised to rest and seek treatment. It is best to speak to a professional like the chiropractors at First Hand Health once the injury has occurred in order to achieve the best result in recovery and return to play
Treatments include dry needling, taping, and rehabilitation
Here at First Hand Health on the Central Coast we aim to set goals for injured athletes to return to the sport fully recovered and fit for play. We aim to work hand in hand with the patients taking manageable steps that will bring us closer to a stronger athlete. Our treatment, utilising techniques like dry needling, soft tissue, and more, will be focused around pain management, improved range of motion and extensive rehabilitation to ensure that the patient achieves the best outcome. Each session will be personalised to the individual athlete, injury and sport.
Treatment Plans for Gosford and Central Coast Residents
At First Hand Health we base our treatments and rehab plans on evidence based care which may include soft tissue treatment, joint/spinal manipulation, dry needling, taping and rehabilitation exercises.
So don’t wait any longer and don’t let an old injury stop you from enjoying the sport you love. Get yourself sorted and back to enjoying your sport in Gosford, the Central Coast, and beyond. To book in for an appointment you can reach us on (02) 4308 8664 or fill out an enquiry form.