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Manual Therapy for Sports Performance

Athletes train each and every day to become better at their sport so that they can be more competitive. They repeat drills, go to the gym, work with coaches, and watch what they put into their bodies nutritionally. Even if an athlete is doing all of the right things, their progress can be brought to a screeching halt if they become the victim of an automobile or motorcycle accident. 

After an accident, there are often injuries that are going to take time and treatment to heal, and it may be some time until an athlete can return to peak condition. Here at Impact Med in Lutz, we understand the frustration that exists when you are taken out of the game by an injury suffered in a collision. This is why our staff of medical professionals comes together as a team to develop a holistic treatment plan that will get you back on top of your game as quickly as possible.

Today, we are going to discuss how manual therapy can help get you back in tip-top shape and ready to get back to playing your heart out. 

Manual techniques for athletes, aka sports manual, are specifically targeted to reduce muscle pain and improve range of motion for those who are exercising frequently at a high intensity. Manual therapy is also a highly effective treatment in helping athletes to recover from injuries, whether it was one receiving during competition, training, or an outside source such as a collision.

Proper sports manual techniques can provide many benefits including:

  • Reduced muscle tension
  • Increased circulation which promotes healing
  • A reduction in scar tissue which can increase range of motion and flexibility
  • Decreased swelling
  • Reduced pain
  • Injury prevention and recovery

When an athlete gets regular and targeted sports manuals, they can expect to see all of the above-mentioned benefits which will help them return to peak performance. On top of this, manual is known to help athletes manage and reduce stress levels which can certainly be elevated after the trauma of an accident. 

If you are an athlete and have experienced injury after an automobile or motorcycle accident in the greater Lutz area, don’t keep yourself out of the game any longer. Give the caring and knowledgeable staff at Impact Medical a call to schedule a consultation. Our team of doctors, chiropractors, manual therapists, imaging specialists, and physical therapists are waiting to come together and develop a holistic treatment plan that will get you back to working hard and playing harder in no time. Call today!