A sports injury can sideline you from playing the sports you love. At Praxis Physical Therapy in Vernon Hills, Illinois, the team of orthopedic physical therapy specialists provides comprehensive sports medicine care for professional athletes, high school players, and weekend warriors. The practice is home to state-of-the-art equipment that caters to all types of sports, from baseball to dance. To learn more about sports medicine, call Praxis Physical Therapy or schedule an appointment online today.
Sports medicine is a branch of health care that focuses exclusively on the prevention and rehabilitation of sports injuries.
Whether you sustain a knee injury playing soccer, develop tendonitis conditioning for baseball, or you simply want to protect yourself from musculoskeletal trauma, the sports medicine specialists at Praxis Physical Therapy can design a plan that suits your specific needs and training goals.
While sports medicine often addresses injuries in athletes, you don’t have to be a professional player to seek care. The orthopedic physical therapists at Praxis Physical Therapy provide comprehensive sports medicine care for:
At Praxis Physical Therapy, your one-on-one sports medicine therapist can design a rehabilitation plan that relieves pain and prevents damage.
The orthopedic physical therapists at Praxis Physical Therapy provide comprehensive sports medicine care for a wide range of injuries, including:
The rotator cuff is the group of tissues — muscles, tendons, and ligaments — that support the shoulder joint. Rotator cuff tears are common in baseball, softball, golf, and tennis players, as well as in those who work physical jobs.
The meniscus is a flexible type of cartilage that acts as a shock absorber for your knee. When this cartilage becomes inflamed or tears, it can cause pain and limit your mobility.
While tennis elbow affects the tissue on the outside of the elbow, golfer’s elbow is an injury on the inner side. Both injuries can affect your ability to play your favorite sports.
The plantar fascia is a type of thick tissue that runs from your heel to the bottom of your toes. Plantar fasciitis can develop when the tissue becomes inflamed, causing chronic heel pain. The condition is especially common in runners and individuals who are on their feet for most of the day.
Praxis Physical Therapy is a state-of-the-art facility with trained orthopedic physical therapists and the most advanced sports medicine equipment available. Some of the equipment the team offers include:
The practice also has an open space for runners and volleyball and soccer players. They also offer special equipment for baseball, soccer, football, basketball, dance, cheerleading, and other popular sports.
To learn more about sports medicine, call Praxis Physical Therapy or schedule an appointment online today.