Sporting Injury

Torn Muscle | Ligament sprains | Joint injuries | Over-use injuries

Sporting Injuries

A sporting injury is an injury that happens during sporting activity or exercise.

Sporting injuries are caused by direct impact, overuse or excessive force being applied to a body part. Injuries may have resulted from a sporting accident, improper training techniques or inadequate gear.

Sporting injuries are either classified as acute or chronic.

Acute sporting injuries are injures that occur suddenly, such as a strained back, sprained ankle or fracture.

Chronic sporting injuries are injuries caused by repeated or overuse.

Acute and chronic sporting injuries benefit from physiotherapy.

Treatment Options

HFRC sporting injury rehabilitation service will enable you to return safely to your sporting activity sooner, reduce the incidence of repetitive sporting injuries and improve muscle imbalances, mobilisation, balance and co-ordination.

Safe Return To Your Sport Sooner

Our physiotherapy treatment will enable you to return safely to your sporting activity sooner. 1

The need for a speedy and complete rehabilitation is integral in any individual returning to their sport. Physiotherapy has been proven to  assist individuals in recovering from their sporting injury sooner.

Real Experience Where It Matters

We understand the importance of quick and effective return to activity. Our expertly trained and qualified team understands the needs of both the athlete and the importance of rehabilitating the injury properly.

Our expert multi-disciplinary team draws upon years of experience in professional sport and treating athletes involved in Basketball, Football, AFL, Dance, Cycling, Surfing, Skiing/Snowboarding, Golf and Swimming.

Injury Prevention

Motion specific resistance training activities can reduce the incidence of repetitive sporting injuries such as swimmers shoulder and tennis elbow, whilst structured resistance training programs correct muscle imbalances, assists athletes in regaining strength, and improve mobilisation, balance and co-ordination 2

Our Accredited Exercise Physiologists take full advantage of the purpose built rehabilitation facilities that includes specialised resistance training equipment, medical grade ergometers and hydrotherapy pool.

Specialised sports physiotherapy facilities

You get access to specialised treatment options including specialty resistance training equipment, medical ergometers and hydrotherapy (aquatic) pool,.

Our physiotherapy facilities have been specifically designed for the optimal treatment of arthritis, sprains, sporting injuries, joint and back pain.

  1. Compared to no intervention. Australian Physiotherapy Association accessed 10-Feb 2015
  2. Philip J. van der Wees, Anton F. Lenssen, Erik J.M. Hendriks, Derrick J. Stomp, Joost Dekker, Rob A. de Bie, Effectiveness of exercise therapy and manual mobilisation in acute ankle sprain and functional instability: A systematic review, Australian Journal of Physiotherapy, Volume 52, Issue 1, 2006, Pages 27-37, ISSN 0004-9514,
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