Sports Injuries Category

23 11, 2020

FAQ’s About Sports Injuries

By |November 23rd, 2020|Tags: , , , |

Today we're gonna go over the top frequently asked questions we're asked about sports injuries on a day-to-day basis.   I Was Told That Surgery Is The Only Option. Can You Help Me? The truth is it depends, right. Some patients are told who have an athletic injury, that surgery is their only option. But other times, these patients can be fixed, because maybe the physician or medical provider that was evaluating them had a wrong diagnosis. It really just depends on your end game and goal, where you're trying to get to, and if we can help you.   Should I Use Ice Or Heat? So, that's a big question we [...]

13 11, 2020

Sports Injuries: Causes, Treatments, & Preventions

By |November 13th, 2020|Tags: , , |

So we are here today with internationally known manual, sport, & spine physical therapist, published author, & inventor of the Gray Method™. Dr. Scott Gray is SWFL’s & Fort Myer’s leading physical therapist for orthopedic, sport, and spine injuries. He is the founder of Back In Motion Sport & Spine Physical Therapy in Fort Myers, Florida. He is a manual physical therapist and provides orthopedic, sport, & spine physical therapy. We are going to be asking him the most common sports-related injuries and questions.   What Are The Most Common Sports Injuries That You See On a Daily Basis? Yeah, so I would say, the biggest sports injuries that we commonly see [...]

8 06, 2020

Common Sports Injuries: Lower Back Pain

By |June 8th, 2020|Tags: |

If you love sports, you’ll do just about anything to get back in the game. That’s why athletes of all levels and ages are often the first to flock to doctors or try home treatments online when lower back pain strikes.  Have you tried treatments such as medications, injections, massage, or home treatments and still find yourself sidelined with lower back pain? It’s not your fault – many treatments for lower back pain are simply ineffective because they treat the symptoms and not the underlying cause of your pain.  We know that getting back in the game is important to you. That’s why we will explain everything you need to know about [...]

22 05, 2020

Common Sports Injuries: Tennis & Golfer’s Elbow

By |May 22nd, 2020|Tags: , |

It’s no secret that sports requiring repetitive swinging will stress the elbow. Swinging a club or racquet in poor posture, without proper warmup, or with a sudden increase in duration or intensity are the most common reasons why athletes suffer from tennis and golfer’s elbow. Tennis and golfer’s elbow are both conditions caused by damage to the tendons. Other sports where athletes run a higher risk of incurring tennis or golfer’s elbow include baseball, football, racquetball, archery, weightlifting, fencing, and other racquet sports. If you work a profession that involves repeated elbow movements (such as painters, plumbers, cooks, construction workers, and gardeners), your risk of developing tennis or golfer’s elbow increases. So, [...]

13 05, 2020

Sports Physical Therapy In Fort Myers, FL

By |May 13th, 2020|

Need Sports Physical Therapy in the Fort Myers, FL Area? Sidelined with a sports-related injury? Sports physical therapy will help you get back in the game. Countless scientific studies have proven that sports physical therapy is the safest and most-effective type of treatment for nearly all sports-related injuries. Whether you're injury developed gradually or suddenly, is minor or severe, a sports physical therapist can get you back in the game stronger than ever. Sports physical therapists are experts in sports-related pain and injuries. They can pinpoint the underlying cause of the pain (such as overused and unconditioned muscles) to provide athletes the best treatment. Strength and conditioning exercises that target the injured [...]

13 05, 2020

Common Sports Injuries: Hamstring Strain

By |May 13th, 2020|Tags: , |

You just started your sprint towards the ball or next rep in your running interval workout when suddenly, you feel a sharp pain in your hamstring that turns your sprint to a limp. You’ve incurred the dreaded hamstring strain – a common injury among athletes who participate in a sport that requires sprinting with sudden stops and starts. A hamstring strain has three grades of severity, from Level 1 (a mild strain) to Level 3 (a severe strain). Even mild strains require at least three weeks of rest and ice for an athlete to recover. If an athlete does not add massage, stretching, and strengthening exercises to their hamstring strain rehab once [...]