Sports Injuries

Price’s Back Clinic offer you an effective sports injury Rehabilitation Programme ensuring you get back into the game as quickly as it is safely possible.

Sports injuries can be caused by:

  • not warming up properly before exercising
  • using inadequate equipment
  • pushing yourself too hard
  • having poor technique or bad posture
  • doing unilateral movements
  • an accident

Price’s Back Clinic provides you with treatment for various Sport related injuries including:

  • muscle strain
  • RSI (repetitive strain injury)
  • sprains and falls
  • joint problems
  • tennis/golfers elbow
  • sport related injuries

Football Injuries

The main reasons for football injuries are:

  • the unpredictability of what other players might do when in close proximity to you on the pitch!
  • the stop-start nature of the game
  • the rapidly applied multi-directional high loads that are inflicted on the joints

As a footballer, you may suffer from knee strain, hamstring tears, groin strains, shin splints, damaged toes and strained ankles.
Less common patholigies are back strains and head / face injuries.

Ostoepathic treatment may help you release your muscle tension deep down, reducing pain and improving your mobility.

Advising you on exercises and training, we facilitate and promote your whole body health, protecting you against further injuries.

Tennis Injuries

The main reasons for tennis injuries are:

  • overuse strains
  • falls
  • inappropriate warming up

As a tennis player, you may suffer from overuse (tennis elbow, neck pain, low back pain, shoulder pain) or traumatic injuries (calf strains, sprained ankles, etc).

Osteopathic treatment may help you with many types of injury including shoulder girdle dysfunction and pain, muscle tension and spasms and joint pains.

Rugby Injuries

The main reasons for rugby injuries are:

  • overuse strains
  • falls due to tackles
  • being subjected to huge compressive force

As a rugby player, you may suffer from niggling chronic pains, twisted ankles, hamstring problems, back pain, joint pains, neuralgia, sciatica or general muscle tension.

Osteopathic treatment may include  a wide range of techniques such as deep muscle work, joint release techniques and passive stretching. A regular osteopathic treatment can help you to prevent any areas of weakness from causing problems.

Running Injuries

The main reasons for running injuries are:

  • building up mileage too quickly
  • running on hard surfaces
  • wearing the wrong footwear
  • not stretching enough
  • not resting when soreness, fatigue and pain set in

As a runner, you may suffer from injuries such as Achilles tendonitis, patellar tendonitis, runner’s knee, shin splints, plantar fasciitis, iliotibial band syndrome, spinal and pelvic rotation, hamstring tears and strains, leg, groin or back pain.

Osteopathic treatment may be directed at muscles, joints or both. Treatment can be very relaxing and it can help you by restoring a global sense of wellbeing in your whole body. As well as feeling better, treatment can help you understand your own body better and keep your healthy state for longer.

Pains & Strains In The Gym

The main reasons for gym injuries are:

  • too much repetition of the same exercise
  • insufficient rest time between sessions
  • gym programme not suitable for your body type
  • not stretching enough

At the gym, you may suffer from persistent hamstring or calf strains, low back pain, shoulder pains, knee problems, tingling in feet or hands, recurring Achilles and ankle problems, neck pains and headaches.

Osteopathic treatment can be very effective, and with osteopathic intervention apart from heightened recovery you could appreciate an immediate improvement in the structure and function of your body.

Cycling Injuries

The main reasons for cycling injuries are:

  • riding position and duration
  • falls
  • not warming up and stretching enough

As a cyclist, you may suffer from all sorts of aches and pains, joint problems, spasms and muscle tension as well as back pain and sciatica.

Osteopathic treatment can be very effective, and after the treatment you will be given advice on how to prevent injury recurrence.

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