Sports rehab for fall (season) injuries
Any part of your body can suffer from sports injuries, especially if you are into testing physics or gravity laws. Sprains, bruises, strains are some of the most common sports fall injuries which are fairly minor. But athletes suffer from much more serious injuries depending on the activity type and region. Many strengthening and rehabilitation exercises are available these days for treating fall injuries due to sports. However, before going for any such treatment one should always seek for proper diagnosis of the injury. It is also very important to understand your training aims prior to joining any institute or rehabilitation center. In most of the rehabilitation programs the trainers provide three major stages of treatment sessions:
Acute Stage: this is the first stage just after injury
Middle/ Rehabilitation Stage: This is the second stage in which the aim is to regain the strength and normal movement of the injured part
Functional Stage: This is the third and the final phase which is sports specific. In this more activity relevant exercise are done
Certain specific rehabilitation exercises provided for various body parts in rehab sessions are as follows:
Arm and elbow exercise: This works on the biceps and triceps muscles and the forearm pronating and supinating muscles as well. There are also covered specific exercise sessions for golfers elbow and tennis elbow
Shoulder exercise: This includes the general approach and exercise for shoulder rehabilitation. Exercises are targeting deltoid muscles, rotator cuff muscles and all other muscles supporting and surrounding the joint. Specific rehab exercise sessions for dislocated shoulder, rotator cuff injury, AC joint separation, frozen shoulder and many more are covered.
Knee, hamstring and thigh exercise: These include the early, mid and late phase exercises for treating thigh injuries which include jumpers knee, knee ligament injury, quadriceps strain, hamstring strain, Iliotibial band friction syndrome, patellofemoral ache and many more.
Hip and groin exercise: These are to work the hip and adductor muscles. For groin strain there are specific and detailed rehab sessions of exercise. They cover early, mid and late phases of exercise. Gilmore’s groin treatment is also included in these exercises.
Back exercise: This includes modules covering early stage of exercise for back related injuries, late stage as well as back strengthening exercises in more advanced stages. Pilates exercise and Core strengthening exercises are two of very important back strengthening rehab exercises.
Similarly there are available specific exercises for other parts of body that get affected due to fall injuries in sports.