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Physio For Soccer/ Football Injuries


Ankle Sprain

Ankle sprains are generally non- contact injuries and can occur due to the ankle 'rolling in'. Generally rehab is around 4- 6 weeks depending on the severity


Syndesmosis Injuries

These injuries commonly occur when caught in a tackle, forcing the ankle into an awkward position. High grade injuries may require surgery. 


Hamstring Strains

Hamstring strains commonly occur to outside backs who have more space to run at high speeds. Injuries are multifactorial, but generally involve poor strength and load


Calf Strains

Calf Strains often occur during acceleration, or on the first step when sprinting. 

Generally depending on the severity, rehab is 2- 6 weeks 


ACL Injuries

Rupturing one of the major ligaments of the knee can result in an extended stint on the sideline. Being trained in change of direction, and contact work after is crucial. 


Rehab For Rugby Injuries

Most injuries can be divided into one of two categories
- Contact
- Non - Contact

The key difference is that with contact injuries, it is crucial to involve return to contact component

Once pain and swelling has settled down, there will be a period of time focused on strength and flexibility, before introducing sport specific rehab

You can read more about our return to contact protocols here

But returning to baseline isn't enough. If you are an outside back coming back from a hamstring strain it it crucial that you are as strong and quick as you were before. You can read more on tips on increasing your sprint speed here.  This is relevant to all lower limb injuries, and you can read more about our return to running programs here

Coming back from an ACL injury is no easy feat. Whether you elect to do so without surgery, or with surgery we have you covered with our specialist ACL Rehab Program taking you from day 1 to performance

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