Physiotherapy and sports injury management have a long association, hence our practice name Fairfield Physiotherapy and Sports Injuries Centre.
Perusal of the sports section of any of our daily newspapers will often illustrate the association between physiotherapy and the injury management of sports people in a wide variety of sports.
Fairfield Physiotherapy and Sports Injuries Centre treats a wide variety of ages and sports levels from the nine year old “tackers” playing AFL to the people in their 80s and 90s playing regular tennis; and all those ages and varying sports in between. Despite some of the patients at Fairfield Physiotherapy and Sports Injuries Centre being in the elite level, by far the majority are recreational sports people. Many patients pursue a wide variety of activities from a walking program on a regular basis to keep trim, or those with a purpose to get fit for an upcoming skiing holiday or fun-run.
All of our clients with sports injuries that come from a wide variety of recreational pursuits receive the same approach from all physiotherapists at Fairfield Physiotherapy and Sports Injuries Centre. The approach is one which leads to a clinical diagnosis and management plan that the treating physiotherapist and sports person together agree will achieve an optimal result for the presenting injury in the least amount of time possible.
Anyone who wishes to proceed with whatever recreational activity he or she aspires to can be assured that all physiotherapists at Fairfield Physiotherapy and Sports Injuries Centre will involve them in a management process to achieve the quickest and most sustainable recovery as well as abiding by the dictum that “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”
For advice and management of any of your sports injury concerns, contact our staff for an appointment.