Sports Physiotherapy in Edmonton

Terwillegar – Edmonton

5108 Mullen Road NW
Edmonton, AB
Call: (587) 409-4495

Windermere – Edmonton

1301 Windermere Way SW
Edmonton AB
T6W 2P3
Call: (587) 400-1113


Momentum Spine and Sports Physiotherapy: Revolutionize Your Athletic Performance with Sports Physiotherapy

At Momentum Physiotherapy, we understand the rigours of athletic competition and the physical demands it puts on your body. Sports physiotherapy is a specialized branch of physical therapy that is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of injuries related to sports and exercise. Our approach is comprehensive, holistic, and tailored to meet the unique needs of each athlete, from the weekend warrior to the elite professional.

With our seasoned and skilled sports physiotherapists, we employ a blend of proven techniques and innovative methodologies to help athletes enhance performance, recover from injuries, and prevent future ones. We understand the athlete’s mindset, the drive to push limits, and the need to get back in the game, which is why we are committed to offering fast, effective, and lasting solutions.

Sports Injury Rehabilitation In Edmonton

  • Injury Assessment: We conduct thorough assessments to accurately diagnose the injury and understand its impact on the athlete’s physical function. This step is crucial in devising a suitable treatment plan.
  • Acute Injury Management: For acute sports injuries like sprains, strains, and fractures, we provide immediate care aimed at reducing pain, minimizing inflammation, and kick-starting the healing process.
  • Rehabilitation: Our comprehensive sports rehabilitation programs are designed to restore strength, flexibility, endurance, balance, and coordination, bringing athletes back to their pre-injury levels of performance.
  • Performance Enhancement: We offer strength and conditioning programs tailored to the athlete’s sport, improving performance and reducing the risk of injury.
  • Preventive Strategies: Prevention is a significant component of our approach. We educate athletes on safe sports techniques and appropriate training routines and provide guidance on equipment use and other preventive measures.
  • Post-Surgical Rehabilitation: We work closely with surgeons to provide post-operative care, aiding recovery and helping athletes regain function and return to their sport.
  • Pain Management: Chronic pain can be a debilitating issue for many athletes. Our sports physiotherapists Edmonton are experienced in managing various chronic pain conditions, using evidence-based techniques to improve function and quality of life.
  • Education: We believe in empowering athletes with knowledge about their bodies and their injuries. We provide education on topics like injury prevention, nutrition, hydration, and self-management strategies.

Sports-injury-related Conditions Treated at Momentum 

  • Sprains and Strains: Overstretching or tearing of ligaments (sprains) and muscles or tendons (strains) are frequent injuries in athletes, which we treat effectively with therapeutic exercises, pain management strategies, and education on prevention.
  • Fractures: We provide post-fracture care, helping patients regain function and strength through targeted exercises and strategies for a safe return to sports.
  • Overuse Injuries: Conditions like tennis elbow, golfer’s elbow, runner’s knee, shin splints, and stress fractures, often caused by repetitive strain on specific body parts, are managed using a combination of rest, therapeutic exercises, and preventive education.
  • Tendonitis and Tendinopathy: Inflammation or degeneration of tendons, often seen in the Achilles, patella, and rotator cuff tendons in athletes, can be effectively treated with physiotherapy.
  • Post-Surgical Rehabilitation: We work with athletes who have undergone surgeries such as ACL reconstruction, meniscus repair, rotator cuff repair, and more, helping them return to their sport safely and efficiently.
  • Joint Dislocations: Following medical management of a dislocated joint, physiotherapy helps restore function and strength, while reducing the risk of future dislocations.
  • Concussions: We offer concussion management programs, helping athletes recover and return to their sport safely.
  • Muscle Imbalances: We help athletes correct muscle imbalances that can affect performance and lead to injuries.
  • Chronic Pain Conditions: Conditions like chronic back pain, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and fibromyalgia, which can affect an athlete’s performance, are managed using evidence-based physiotherapy interventions.
  • Balance and Coordination Disorders: Athletes with balance problems or coordination issues due to neurological conditions or injuries can benefit from our tailored sports rehabilitation programs.

At Momentum Physiotherapy, we’re committed to providing effective, individualized care to help our patients recover, reach their performance goals, and maintain a healthy, active lifestyle.

An Overview of techniques used in Sports Physiotherapy at Momentum 

  • Manual Therapy: Our physiotherapists are skilled in hands-on techniques like joint mobilizations, manipulations, and soft tissue massage to alleviate pain, improve mobility, and enhance performance.
  • Exercise Prescription: We develop individualized exercise programs to improve strength, flexibility, balance, and endurance, focusing on the specific requirements of your sport. 
  • Dry Needling: This technique uses thin needles to relieve muscle tension, reduce pain, and promote healing, particularly useful for sports-related muscle and joint pain. 
  • Sports Taping and Bracing: To protect injured muscles and joints and provide support during the healing process, we offer sports taping and bracing. 
  • Biomechanical Assessments: We analyze your movement patterns and body alignment to identify abnormalities, understand the cause of your injury, and guide our treatment approach. 
  • Education and Training: Beyond physical treatment, we educate athletes on injury prevention, proper sports techniques, and self-care strategies. 

Why patients choose Momentum 

  • Individualized Care: We believe that each athlete is unique and so should their treatment plan. Our therapists invest significant time in understanding each individual’s specific needs and goals, crafting a personalized and comprehensive treatment plan accordingly. 
  • Holistic Approach: We don’t just treat the injury; we treat the whole person. We consider all factors contributing to the injury, including biomechanics, nutrition, mental wellness, and lifestyle. This approach ensures a more effective recovery and helps prevent future injuries. 
  • Cutting-Edge Technology: We use cutting-edge technology and evidence-based practices in the field of sports injury physiotherapy. Our state-of-the-art facilities and equipment enable us to provide superior care and enhanced outcomes. 
  • Collaboration with Other Healthcare Providers: We collaborate with other healthcare providers such as sports physicians, orthopedic surgeons, and nutritionists to provide a multidisciplinary approach to recovery and performance enhancement. 
  • Continuous Education and Research: Our commitment to continuous learning ensures we stay ahead of the curve in the rapidly evolving field of sports physiotherapy Edmonton. We continually research the latest treatment techniques and share this knowledge with our patients. 
  • Convenient Scheduling and Accessibility: We understand the busy schedules of athletes and offer flexible appointments, including early morning, late evening, and weekend slots. We’re also committed to accessibility and work to accommodate individuals with diverse needs in our facility. 
  • Community Engagement: We are deeply engaged with our local sports community. From sponsoring local sports teams to offering educational workshops, we strive to promote health and well-being in our community. 

By focusing on the athlete as a whole, maintaining an experienced team, leveraging the best in technology, and delivering a truly personalized experience.

Contact Us

At Momentum Physiotherapy, our infrastructure and techniques are tailored to meet the unique needs of athletes. We offer a comprehensive, evidence-based, and innovative approach to sports physiotherapy, focused on returning athletes to their sport in the shortest possible time, preventing future injuries, and optimizing sports performance. Whether you’re a professional athlete or a sports enthusiast, our team and facilities are fully equipped to support you on your journey to peak performance. Schedule an appointment with us.

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