Whether you are recovering from an injury or finding ways to live an active lifestyle without pain, sports physical therapy at Texas Health Sports Medicine offers patient-centered care for athletes of all ages and fitness levels.
People Make the Difference
The licensed physical therapists on the Texas Health Sports Medicine staff are passionate about sports. Most are experienced athletes themselves, and all are trained to provide individualized care to athletes of any sport. At Texas Health, sports physical therapists collaborate with physicians on patients’ care with therapy specific to that person’s injury, fitness level, lifestyle and goals. With a commitment to staying informed on research and evidence-based techniques, the therapists at Texas Health Sports Medicine are dedicated to providing care to help athletes from adolescents to active adults get back in the game.
In the field of research and education, Texas Health Sports Medicine works to train and inform others to care for the needs of athletes. Texas Health Sports Medicine offers a year-long residency to licensed physical therapists so they can learn the skills needed to specialize in treating athletes. Research is also conducted at Texas Health Sports Medicine into areas of specific sports injuries seen often in the clinics.
Therapy for Sports Injuries
Sports physical therapy from Texas Health Sports Medicine is offered in adaptable facilities designed to bridge the gap from the doctor’s office to the court, field or other setting for competition. Featuring open space that can be configured to simulate a variety of sports settings, Texas Health Sports Medicine offers the equipment and support to help athletes get back into the sport they love.
Sports physical therapy at Texas Health Sports Medicine includes treatment for athletes who have experienced conditions including:
- ACL tear and reconstruction
- UCL injury and repair (also known as Tommy John surgery)
- Rotator cuff tear and repair
- Arthroscopic knee surgery
- Sports-related concussions
- Other conditions related to overuse of joins such as knees, elbows, shoulders or hips
Treatment for sports injuries at Texas Health Sports Medicine is tailored to the individual patient’s needs. The sports physical therapists on staff choose from a wide variety of tools and treatment options, including manual therapy, taping, cupping, dry needling, force platforms, high-speed cameras and more to create a customized plan and track patients’ progress. The most important tool therapists offer patients at Texas Health Sports Medicine is information and support to help the patient rehabilitate their injury and return to the sport they love.
Team Approach to Care
If your physician recommends sports physical therapy, ask for a referral to Texas Health Sports Medicine. The sports physical therapists at Texas Health Sports Medicine will collaborate with the physician and you, the patient, to develop a personalized care plan and help you in your goal to return to play and back to doing what you love.