Preventing Sports Injuries

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Sport Injury Prevention Programs

Paul Close Physiotherapy understands the passion that drives athletes in Glendowie and beyond. That same passion inspires me to offer comprehensive sports injury prevention programs designed to keep you active and injury-free. My programs focus on reducing the risk of common sports injuries through a combination of strength training, proper technique, and awareness of body mechanics.

Sports injury prevention is not just about reacting to pain but about proactive management of your physical health. My programs are developed based on the latest insights from sports medicine and tailored to meet the needs of athletes participating in contact sports, organised sports, and other sports activities. By focusing on both the upper body and lower body, my aim is to fortify your entire system against potential injuries, from shoulder injuries to lower extremity injuries.

Neuromuscular Training Injury Prevention Programs

Neuromuscular training is a cornerstone of my injury prevention strategy. This training goes beyond simple physical therapy; it integrates brain and body to enhance coordination, balance, and proprioception. Such training is crucial, especially in preventing overuse injuries and acute injuries like those to the anterior cruciate ligament or the Achilles tendon.

My programs also stress the importance of using protective gear such as wrist guards to prevent wrist injuries and other preventative measures to safeguard against sports-related injuries like brain injury or wrist sprains. Whether it’s learning how to distribute your body weight effectively during physical activity or improving your overall physical condition, I am here to assist you.

Preventing sports injuries is about understanding the mechanics of your body and the demands of your sports participation. I will provide sports injury prevention tips that are easy to integrate into your training and daily activities. This includes advice on warm-up routines, cooldown strategies, and the use of strength training to enhance muscle and joint stability.

Sports injury prevention isn’t just for elite athletes; it’s for anyone who engages in physical activity and wants to remain active and injury-free. My expert guidance and tailored programs help ensure that minor injuries don’t turn into major setbacks. By focusing on prevention, I help athletes of all levels stay in the game and perform their best.

Prevent injury before it stops you. Join us at Paul Close Physiotherapy in Glendowie, where your health and athletic performance are my top priorities. With my support, you can continue to enjoy your sports and physical activities with peace of mind, knowing that you are taking all the right steps to stay safe and enhance your performance.

In conclusion, whether you are involved in high-impact sports or enjoy a casual jog around the park, understanding and applying injury prevention techniques is crucial. At Paul Close Physiotherapy, we are dedicated to providing you with the knowledge and support needed to prevent sports injuries effectively. Remember, staying injury-free is not just about avoiding harm; it’s about enhancing your overall athletic performance and enjoying your sports participation to the fullest.

Assessment

We diagnose what's going on and provide a general overview of your physical health.

Treatment

We diagnose what's going on and provide a general overview of your physical health.

Prevention

We diagnose what's going on and provide a general overview of your physical health.

Our Location

Currently, you can find me serving the following locations

Glen Innes,
Auckland

Home based clinic for private consultations

Nationwide
and
International
via TeleHealth

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