Sports Therapy

Sports Therapy, Sports Physio, Preston

Sports Therapy is an aspect of healthcare for everyone, concerning the prevention, diagnosis and rehabilitation of injuries. Promoting optimum levels of movement, injury rehabilitation, occupational and sports specific fitness regardless of age or ability.

We are passionate about giving clients the highest quality of care, we merely don't just address your symptoms or 'fix' your injuries. Our approach is to firstly listen to you, understand your background and complaint. We then assess and diagnose. With an appropriate treatment plan we work with you to overcome your injury, address any weaknesses and help you take control to get back on track and stronger than you were before. Exercise rehabilitation is a substantial part of our clinical approach, so be prepared to get moving and active!

Treatment methods may include:

  • Exercise rehabilitation

  • Manual therapy

  • Soft tissue massage

  • Proprioceptive training

  • Electrotherapy e.g TENS machine

  • Working alongside coaches to optimise training loads

Following your sports therapy assessment based on your diagnosis a treatment plan will be given to help you take control of your injury and work towards achieving your specific goals pain free. 

Some examples of injuries/conditions we treat include

  • Sports injuries e.g sprains, muscle/joint injuries

  • Pre and post-operative rehabilitation

  • Lower back pain

  • Joint stiffness/mobility issues

  • Non-sports related issues e.g neck pain

 

Sports Massage

Sports massage is a very popular treatment choice for athletes, sports teams and individuals, it involves the manipulation of soft tissue through various different massage techniques. 

Sports Massage Preston

Sports massage has many potential benefits including promoting recovery from injury or exercise, alleviate muscular discomfort, improve mobility, manipulation of scar tissue and promote positive psycho-emotional responses.

We offer a range of sports massage appointments including 30, 60 and 90 minute appointments. 

 

 NormaTec Recovery Device

The Normatec recovery system is dynamic compression device used widely by professional athletes and teams as an addition to their recovery or rehabilitation process. It works by massaging the limbs with compressed air and uses pressure ranges of 30-110mmHg which are easily controlled by yourself.

Key benefits of NormaTec include -

Help reduce exercise related muscular pain and discomfort

Compression for acute injuries

Help reduce joint swelling

Want to try the latest NormaTec yourself? Book a FREE 15 minute trial in clinic (one per client, minimum age 18). Call 01772 321835 or email lewis.hiney@prestonsportsclinic.co.uk

Contraindications for clients

  • Current fractures

  • Acute deep vein thrombosis

  • Acute thrombophlebitis

  • Any severe ischemic vascular conditions (e.g atherosclerosis)

  • Open wounds

  • Recent surgery and have stitches/sutures

  • Acute pulmonary edema

  • Episodes pulmonary embolism

  • Extreme deformity of the limbs

  • Known presence of malignancy in the legs

  • Certain skin conditions, infections, recent skin grafts

  • Congestive heart failure

  • Currently pregnant

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