Sports Physiotherapy in Colchester, Essex 

We at Bodyworks Physiotherapy Clinic understand that good management of a sports injury is really important, which is why we do more than just treat the problem with our sport physiotherapy in Colchester, Essex. We investigate the cause of your injury and work with you to try and prevent the problem from recurring. We also know that sports injuries require prompt treatment, as an acute injury may become a chronic one, which will be more difficult and time consuming to treat. 
When assessing, diagnosing and treating a sports injury, we consider the skills and physical demands involved in specific sporting activities from running to cycling, along with the movement patterns and training required to achieve optimum performance. All of these aspects need to be analysed to ensure that an appropriate rehabilitation programme helps you to return to sport stronger, more stable and conditioned than before the injury. 

Sports Injury Treatment in Colchester, Essex 

Soft tissue injuries may be caused by overuse, poor technique or trauma and our therapies are designed to target this. Our specialist physiotherapists offer you expert assessment and sports injury treatment in Colchester, here in Essex for a range of specific sports injuries. Whatever your level of sporting activities we aim to maximize the sporting potential of all our patients. Contact us today and book your sports physiotherapy in Colchester appointment and get back on the road to recovery. 
Conditions Treated 
Ankle Sprain 
Groin Strain 
Hamstring Strain 
Shin Splints 
Knee Injury: ACL Tear, meniscal injury 
Knee Injury: Patellofemoral Syndrome 
Tennis Elbow / Golfers Elbow 
At your first visit our Senior Chartered Physiotherapists will look at all the contributory factors to your condition, such as co-ordination, biomechanics, habitual usage patterns and previous injury. 
We Offer a Full Range of Treatment Options, Including: 
Manual Therapy 
Soft Tissue Mobilisations 
Taping / Strapping 

Prehabilitation in Colchester, Essex 

A lot of evidence has come out recently about the benefits of prehabilitation. Most studies have looked at pre-surgery exercise for knee and low back surgery. Prehabilitation refers to the physical preparation of the body in order to reduce the chance or severity of injury.  
This involves doing a specific exercise program in order to improve your strength and function before surgery. It can be applied to people who are anticipating upcoming surgery or are participating in demanding physical activity. 
Many people appreciate the importance of good rehabilitation after surgery, but what is often overlooked is how a good course of 'prehabilitation' can make your recovery and rehabilitation after the operation much easier and more effective. 
Prehabilitation actively prepares people for the work or sport they do, this treatment takes people to their best level of fitness. This has been common practice in professional sports and is becoming increasingly popular in the working world; prehabilitation is used to aid long term health rather than just looking at avoiding injury. 
Exercises are targeted towards muscle weaknesses and limitations in movement to get the best out of your new joint after surgery. Prehabilitation can also be used to decrease your chance of injury in sport and exercise through preventative exercises. 
Please don't suffer in silence. 
"I was referred to Bodyworks regarding a knee injury linked to running. The whole experience from first contact, through diagnosis, and follow-up exercise plan, was both supremely smooth and professional, whilst at the same time being very relaxed and human. Thank you Bodyworks and Katrina" 
Gary Palmer 
"Many thanks to Katrina and her team for a successful outcome to a series of troublesome sporting injuries. The practice strikes the perfect balance of friendliness, efficiency and professionalism. Highly recommended!" 
"I have suffered with calf strains when running for over 3 years. I have seen numerous physios over the years, with little success and no treatment beyond massages and more stretches! Bodyworks were the first physios to immediately offer advice and actual treatment. They diagnosed an issue with fallen arches and referred me to a podiatrist who provided orthotics. They also gave me a number of sessions of RSWT on both legs. I am very pleased to say that the combination of these treatments has got me running again. I can wholeheartedly recommend the Bodyworks team to anyone with similar problems. Thank you Bodyworks" 
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