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Sports Rehab

Sports Rehab

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What is Sports Rehab?
Sports Rehab includes the treatment and prevention of sports and exercise-related injuries. Sports rehabilitation helps to promote healing of the musculoskeletal system, restore proper joint mechanics, and promote the return to regular exercise and sport. 
Who does Sports Rehab Services?
Children should seek professional care from a BDI Playhouse Pediatric Sport Specialized Physical Therapist.  Children are at high risk of developing injuries with sports due to periods of rapid growth that can impact the musculoskeletal system.  Risk factors include bones and muscles growing at different rates, increased traction on growth plates causing fractures or apophysitis, development of mineralization defects, physis elongation, and disruption of growth centers.  Children are more likely to injure a bone than a tendon due to bones not being completely fused. 
When should I seek services?
Now!  AT BDI, our therapists are trained to assess your child for injury prevention and rehabilitation.  A BDI Playhouse Pediatric Sports Trained PT will be able to assess your injury or risk of injury and provide your child with the support they need to successfully heal or safely participate in sport.  If your child is having pain with sport or has a current injury, get your child scheduled for a FREE physical therapy consultation.  Common injuries treated include back pain, hip pain, knee pain, or ankle pain, in addition to recovery from fractures, tendon injuries, or post surgical.  Your child can also receive a free consultation to assess risk of injury and develop a strengthening and range of motion program for injury prevention.   
What are common sports and exercise-related injuries include:
  • Muscle Strain or “Pulled Muscles”
  • Ligament Tears or “Sprains”
  • Tendonitis 
  • Overuse Injuries
  • Joint Pain
  • Joint Dislocations 
  • Post Fracture Rehabilitation
  • Back pain
  • Hip pain
  • Ankle pain

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