SPORTS PHYSIOTHERAPY is a specific field of Physiotherapy. A Sports Physiotherapist has undertaken further study in order to manage a wide variety of sporting injuries sustained by the elite to the everyday athlete.
A Sports Physiotherapist applies the disciplines of sports medicine; sports physiotherapy, sports massage and sports rehabilitation to treated the sporting injury holistically.
Sports medicine covers the diagnostic and intervention aspects of the injured athlete and manages the rehabilitation, return to sport after the injury, conditioning & recovery of soft tissue injuries.
Treatment of sports injuries are best treated by a physiotherapist who is a sports physio. At Regional Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Clinic, our resident sports physio is Alex Gazis-Morris. Alex has 22 years experience as prinicipal physiotherapist & 10 years as Sports Physiotherapist. Alex is registered with Sports Medicine Australia and fully registered as a Sports Physiotherapist with the peak body APA (Australian Physiotherapy Assiciation).
At Regional Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Clinic we have been involved as the primary physiotherapists for Soccer, Football, Netball, Hockey, Basketball, athletics and running clubs so if you have a sporting injury we know how to fix it! We know how frustrating it is to be on the sidelines. It is our aim to assess you immediately after your injury which is why ask that you call our clinic as soon as possible so you can get the care you need not days or weeks later! Call 9622 5335 to make an emergency appointment after sustaining an injury.