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Sports Injuries

Sports-InjuriesInjury is an almost inevitable part of a sports person’s life and as sports participation rates increase, so does the occurrence of a sport related injury. Acupressure is increasingly playing an important role in the medical teams for many sports clubs and associations. Not only this, but more and more sports people are consulting complimentary therapy practitioners to aid performance, help with injury prevention and as part of the rehabilition after suffering an injury. The practitioner will use a wide range of techniques in the treatment of injuries which provides the practitioner with the ability to help treat many varied conditions, from knee ligament trauma to ‘golfers elbow’.

What can osteopathy/Acupressure treat?

The treatment can help many problems suffered by both amateur and professional sports people. Examples of these include:
• Muscle strain
• Ligament injury
• Back pain
• Knee complaints (e.g. reduced mobility)
• Ankle and foot injuries
• Shoulder and elbow injuries
• Wrist injuries (common complaint with tennis players)
• General reduction in flexibility and movement
• Golfers and tennis elbow
• Tendonitis

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