Sports Injuries

Sports Injuries

At Harpenden Physiotherapy we treat a wide range of sports injuries with tailored methods and treatments tailored to each of our patients’ needs. Our expert team strive to have you pain free and back to peak performance as soon as possible. Common conditions and injuries we treat include:

Treating sports injuries

Head and Neck

  • TMJ (Jaw) disorders
  • Disc pathologies (degenerative/bulging/slipped/ruptured discs)
  • Nerve root and referred pain (radiculopathy)
  • Trapped nerves and referred pain
  • Whiplash
  • Stingers/burners
  • Post fractures/surgery
  • Muscular strains and tears
  • Cervical facet joint pain
  • Torticollis/Wry neck

Shoulder and Upper Arm

  • Shoulder sub-acromial impingement syndromes
  • Rotator Cuff tendinitis/tears
  • Shoulder dislocation/subluxation
  • Shoulder instabilities
  • Labral pathologies (SLAP, Bankart tears)
  • Acromio-clavicular joint injury
  • Sterno-clavicular joint injury
  • Nerve entrapment
  • Muscle strains and tears
  • Haematomas
  • Post dislocations/fractures/surgery

Elbow and Forearm

  • Golfers and tennis elbow
  • Bursitis
  • Ligament sprains (pitchers elbow)
  • Nerve entrapment
  • Post dislocations/fractures/surgery
  • Muscle strains and tears

Wrist, Hand and Fingers

RA hand

  • De-Quervain’s tenosynovitis
  • Ligament sprains (skiers thumb)
  • Joint and carpal instabilities (Scapholunate dissociation)
  • Wrist tendinitis
  • Triangular fibrocartilage complex tears
  • Post dislocations/fractures/surgery

Lower Back

  • Back Pain
  • Disc pathologies (degenerative/bulging/slipped/ruptured discs)
  • Nerve root pain (trapped nerves/referred pain/Sciatica)
  • Lumbar facet joint pain
  • Muscular strains and tears
  • Sacroiliac joint dysfunction/pain
  • Spondylolisthesis and Pars Interarticularis fracturess
  • Post fractures/surgery

Hip, Pelvis and Upper Leg

  • Sacroiliac joint dysfunction/pain
  • Bursitis (Hamstrings, Iliopsoas, Gluteal)
  • Piriformis syndrome
  • Labral tears
  • Tendinitis (Hamstrings, Quadriceps, Iliopsoas, Gluteal)
  • Muscle strains and tears
  • Osteitis pubis
  • Femoral Acetabular Impingement (FAI)
  • Inguinal, Gimore’s & Sportsman’s hernia
  • Snapping hip syndromes (Dancer’s hip)
  • Haematomas
  • Post fractures/surgery

Knee and Lower Leg

  • ACL/PCL/LCL/MCL ligament sprains/reconstructions
  • Muscle strains and tears
  • Tendinitis
  • Bursitis (Bakers cyst/Housemaid’s knee)
  • Fat Pad impingement
  • Anterior knee pain (AKP)
  • Patello-femoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
  • Osgood-Schlatters
  • ITB syndrome (runner’s knee)
  • Shin splints (periostitis/tibial stress syndrome)
  • Compartment syndrome
  • Tibialis Posterior insufficiency syndrome
  • Post dislocations/fractures/surgery

Ankle

  • Muscle strains and tears
  • Ligament sprains
  • High ankle/syndesmosis sprains
  • Achilles tendinitis/tendinopathy
  • Bursitis
  • Sever’s disease
  • Post dislocations/fractures/surgery

Foot

  • Pronating feet (flat feet)
  • Plantarfasciitis
  • Calcaneal bursitis
  • Morton’s Neuroma
  • Fat pad syndrome/impingement
  • Post dislocations/fractures/surgery

Call Harpenden Physiotherapy Today

Give us a call on 01582 761448 or get in touch if you’d like to find out more about how we can help you with any Sports Injuries you may have pre, during or post training.  We also offer Sports Massage.

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