Sports Injury Rehabilitation
by
Dr. Mark Howard
Personal Trainer Costa Blanca
work-out-routines.com
Example Body Regions Injured
Neck (cervical)
Upper back (dorsal)
Arm and shoulder
Elbow
Hand and wrist
Lower back (lumbar)...
Example Sports Injuries
• Whiplash, vertebrae fracture, neck strain
• Clavicle or radius fracture, shoulder or elbow
dislo...
Minor Injuries Can Be Treated In Four Stages
• Fast first aid in the first 3 minutes, Stop
movement, Talk, Observe & Preve...
• Acute (e.g. due to an accident) or chronic (e.g.
overuse over a period of time)
• Mild, moderate or severe
• 1st to 3rd ...
Strength Conditioning After Treatment Is Critical
• After first aid, inflammation treatment and initial
rehabilitation the...
Example Strength Conditioning Exercises
Injury Rehabilitation Booklets
Click below to discover more with free downloads
work-out-routines.com
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Managing Sports Injury Rehabilition With A PT

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Dr Mark Howard offers a brief perspective on how a Personal Trainer can help you with sports injury rehabilitation. For further free downloads and a range of injury rehabilitation booklets for patients please visit my link at work-out-routines.com.

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Managing Sports Injury Rehabilition With A PT

  1. 1. Sports Injury Rehabilitation by Dr. Mark Howard Personal Trainer Costa Blanca work-out-routines.com
  2. 2. Example Body Regions Injured Neck (cervical) Upper back (dorsal) Arm and shoulder Elbow Hand and wrist Lower back (lumbar) Hip Knee Foot and ankle
  3. 3. Example Sports Injuries • Whiplash, vertebrae fracture, neck strain • Clavicle or radius fracture, shoulder or elbow dislocation, tennis elbow, thumb sprain, wrist sprain • Back sprain, back strain, slipped disc • Hip flexor strain, hip pointer, groin strain, ligament sprain, knee tendonitis, meniscus tear • Ankle sprain, foot fracture, foot flexor tendinitis
  4. 4. Minor Injuries Can Be Treated In Four Stages • Fast first aid in the first 3 minutes, Stop movement, Talk, Observe & Prevent further injury • Inflammation treatment in the next 3 days, Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevate, doctor Referral • Rehabilitation for 3 weeks with a physio and PT • Strength conditioning for 3 months with a PT
  5. 5. • Acute (e.g. due to an accident) or chronic (e.g. overuse over a period of time) • Mild, moderate or severe • 1st to 3rd degree (most severe) for strains (tendon injury) and sprains (ligament injury) And Classified For The Most Appropriate Treatment
  6. 6. Strength Conditioning After Treatment Is Critical • After first aid, inflammation treatment and initial rehabilitation the next step is often overlooked • Initial medical treatment is not sufficient • Injuries are often connected with weaknesses or imbalances in the muscle and sensory systems • Muscles need to be rebalanced, flexibility regained and the sensory systems reprogrammed
  7. 7. Example Strength Conditioning Exercises
  8. 8. Injury Rehabilitation Booklets Click below to discover more with free downloads work-out-routines.com

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