Category: Sports Physical Therapy

What is the difference between sports medicine and physical therapy?

May13th 2020

Physical therapy is a component of Sports Medicine and the Sports Physical Therapist is an integral member of a Sports Medicine team.  Broadly, sports medicine is a term that may include medical treatment from a physician, athletic training and physical therapy to address patient needs at different points of injury and recovery. Medical care and athletic

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What does physical therapy for the tactical athlete entail?

May13th 2020

Traditional sports athletes need to be great at several elements of fitness in order to be competitive but the tactical athlete benefits from being good at all elements of fitness as their jobs are rarely as specialist as sports. While strength, power, speed and agility are critical for success in traditional athletic settings, the tactical

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What is sports physical therapy?

May13th 2020

Sports physical therapy is focused on returning to sport or activity-specific levels of movement, strength, balance and control to help optimize performance and ability in physically demanding and often competitive conditions.  Strength, power, speed and agility to allow a full, safe return to sport are of utmost importance as the end goals of a sports physical

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