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Sports/Athletic Injuries

Sports & Athletic Injuries in Guelph, Ontario

Have you recently experienced an injury? Or have you been experiencing nagging pain that just won’t quit? As an athlete, it’s imperative that your musculoskeletal system functions at its best. However, injuries happen—even to the most elite athletes among us!

With Westwood Physiotherapy, we can help you spend less time on the sidelines and guide you toward making a safe return to the sport of your choice. Whether you’re a recreational or elite athlete, taking proper care of your injury can ensure that it doesn’t recur. Read more about how Westwood Physiotherapy in Guelph can help you overcome your recent sports injury.

How Can We Help?

At Westwood Physiotherapy, our team works in collaboration to ensure you get the best care possible. With a combination of services, including physiotherapy, massage therapy, laser therapy, and more, we strive to empower you. The truth is your body has incredible healing abilities. Sometimes, it just needs a little help.

Our physiotherapists perform a comprehensive assessment, identifying your weaknesses and strengths and helping you bounce back from injury. As such, your treatment may include:

Strengthening Exercises

Your physiotherapist prescribes strengthening exercises to help improve muscular imbalances and strengthen weakened areas post-injury. For example, knee injury treatment may involve quad, hamstring, calf, and hip strengthening exercises.

Stretching Exercises

With an injury, you may experience a reduced range of motion. This can limit your movement patterns and also cause further or recurring injuries. Prescribed stretches can help you increase your range of motion, getting you back to your normal.

Manual Therapy

Manual therapy is hands-on treatment provided by your physiotherapist. This may include stretching, manual traction, trigger point therapy, myofascial release, joint mobilization. The goal of manual therapy is to help realign and address tissue imbalances, help you regain function and strength so you can get back on the court, rink, or field.

Massage Therapy

Depending on your injury and initial assessment, your physiotherapist may recommend massage therapy to help reduce tension in the body and eliminate scar tissue. At Westwood Physiotherapy, we have expert registered massage therapists who can work in collaboration with the rest of our team to help you make a full recovery.

Common Sports Injuries We Treat

At Westwood Physiotherapy, we are proud to offer treatment for various sports injuries. Common sports injuries we treat include, but aren’t limited to:

  • Sprains
  • Strains
  • Tendonitis
  • Knee injuries
  • Rotator cuff injuries
  • Achilles tendon injuries
  • Dislocations
  • Shin splints
  • Runner’s knee
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • And many more!

Pave Your Way Toward Recovery — Starting Today!

Get back to the activities you know and love. For all your physiotherapy needs in Guelph, the Westwood Physiotherapy team is here to help. We strive to deliver only the highest quality of care possible. With us, you can rest assured that you’re in good hands.

Don’t let your recent injury hold you back! If you’re experiencing pain or a recent injury, contact our trusted team today. Together, we can help you bounce back. Call us at 519-341-5161 or use our online booking tool to schedule your appointment today.