Physical exercise is important to sustain a healthy lifestyle but overdoing it can carry risks as it can lead to injuries. Both high-intensity and low-intensity exercises can have implications such as sore muscles, pain in the joints, broken bones, and more.
If the underlying issue is ignored and you continue to participate in physical activities with an injury, this can increase the severity of the injury which can lead to long-term or even permanent damages.
Some of the most common sports-injury include:
- Pulled muscles
- Swollen muscles
- Knee injuries
- And more
Many sports injuries will cause immediate pain or discomfort, while others such as overuse injuries are less apparent. If you participate in a lot of physically intensive activities, it is recommended that you get a routine physical examination every few months to make sure everything is ok.
If you are noticing persistent pain or discomfort in certain areas of your body, you should seek medical attention right away. One of the most effective treatments for sports injuries is sports rehabilitation.
Sports rehabilitation is a program designed specifically for athletes to treat sports-related injuries. Some of the treatments may include:
At Complete Care Physio, we understand that it can be disappointing not being able to participate in your favourite sport or performing your best due to an injury. This is why our team of professional physiotherapists is here to help you get back in the game as soon as possible.