Sports Physiotherapy

Recover from your Sports Injury

Whether you are a competitive athlete or play in a recreational sports league and have sustained an injury, LV Physiotherapy can help you to decrease your pain and reclaim your game. 

What does Physiotherapy for Return to Sport Include?

After a comprehensive physiotherapy assessment, sports injury rehabilitation may include:

  • Range of motion and stretching exercises
  • Targeted strengthening exercises
  • Proprioception and dynamic balance
  • Sport-specific functional exercises
  • A personalized exercise program
  • Hands-on stretching, mobilization or other types of manual therapy
  • Athletic taping, kinesiotaping or postural taping
  • Bracing recommendations
  • Acupuncture
  • Neuro-muscular stimulation
  • Pain modalities

LV Physiotherapy has worked with a wide range of Sports & Athletes including: 

  • Niagara River Lions Basketball Team
  • The 2017 Scotties Tournament of Hearts Curling Competitors
  • St. Catharines Golf and Country Club Members 

What Are Some Common Sports Injuries?

  • ACL tear/ACL reconstruction
  • Meniscus tear
  • Patellofemoral syndrome
  • Ankle sprain
  • Stress fractures
  • Achilles tendonitis
  • Shin splints
  • Groin strain
  • Hamstring strain
  • IT Band Friction Syndrome
  • Disc herniation/Back pain
  • Wrist fracture
  • Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis)
  • Rotator cuff tears
  • Shoulder dislocations
  • AC joint separation
  • Whiplash