Sports Medicine is a branch of Physical Therapy that utilizes a comprehensive approach to evaluate and treat sport and exercise-related injuries, disorders, dysfunctions, and disease processes while also providing the individual with education for prevention of future injury.
The professional staff at FYZICAL Franklin offers the expertise and specialized equipment necessary to treat a variety of sports-related injuries. Our patients have included world-class kayakers, as well as professional basketball, baseball and soccer players. Whether you're a competitive athlete or a weekend warrior, it's frustrating when an injury keeps you from the activities you love. Therapists at FYZICAL Therapy & Balance Centers of Franklin understand how important it is to get back to your sport as quickly and safely as possible.
Our sports rehabilitation & physical therapy services have helped thousands of clients, over the past 30 years, recover from sports injuries and reclaim their lifestyles. Some of the most common injuries we see and treat include:
- Sprains and muscle strains
- Post-surgical injuries
- Tendon and ligament injuries
- Knee injuries
- Shoulder and elbow injuries
- Foot and ankle injuries
- Back and neck injuries
- Overuse injuries
After a comprehensive evaluation, our Doctors of Physical Therapy will develop a rehabilitation treatment plan including hands-on care and functional exercises designed to:
- Alleviate your pain
- Correct biomechanical imbalances
- Increase core stability / strength / power
- Improve range of motion
- Include sport-specific exercises and drills
- Build endurance
- Prevent re-injury
- Restore function to pre-injury levels
Not only do we help you heal and hasten your recovery, but we go the extra mile to teach you how to minimize your risk of re-injury. Many sports injuries result from overuse, lack of rest, improper warm-up, or poor conditioning. FYZICAL’s therapists will address these issues with you, show you proper body mechanics and suggest appropriate stretching, strengthening and conditioning exercises for you.