Sports Medicine

Individual Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy located in Long Hill Township, NJ

Participating in sports puts you at risk for a variety of painful injuries. The team at Individual Physical Therapy in Gillette, New Jersey, offers innovative treatment options for athletes with sports-related injuries, including sprains, strains, and fractures. The team ensures you receive the one-on-one attention you deserve to get you back on the court or field as soon as possible. To learn more about available treatment options for sports injuries, call the Gillette office or use the online booking feature.

Sports Medicine Q & A

How can physical therapy help with sports-related injuries?

The team at Individual Physical Therapy offers specialized one-on-one care for sports-related injuries and creates a rehabilitation program that caters to your specific needs. Goals of physical therapy treatment for sports injuries include:

  • Decreasing pain and inflammation
  • Increasing flexibility
  • Restoring function
  • Rebuilding strength
  • Optimizing overall physical performance

Your treatment plan may also involve strengthening the muscles of the affected joint and the surrounding joints, as well as prevention techniques to minimize future injuries during sports activities. The team can provide you with performance tips to improve your game while preventing common sports injuries resulting from sudden movements, falls, and overuse.

What’s involved in sports medicine?

The team at Individual Physical Therapy is experienced in treating athletes of all ages and skill levels and understands the individual, specific needs. They offer treatments that restore function and mobility in the injured area, improving overall body mechanics and achieving your ultimate goal of return to the game.

Your provider can also work with you following surgery for a sports-related injury, assisting throughout your recovery and rehabilitation with the goal to get you physically active again.

Which sports injuries can benefit from physical therapy?

There are a number of sports injuries that can benefit from your provider’s physical therapy expertise. Common injuries they treat successfully include:

  • ACL sprains / tears
  • Meniscus injuries
  • Achilles tendonitis
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Tennis elbow
  • Rotator cuff injuries
  • Labral tears
  • Patella femoral pain syndrome

Physical therapy can alleviate acute and chronic pain and mobility issues that these and other injuries affecting the soft tissues, ligaments, and tendons may cause.

What treatment services are available for sports-related injuries?

The team offers a variety of innovative physical therapy services to speed up your recovery from a sports-related injury, including:

  • Hands-on joint mobilizations
  • Massage techniques
  • Customized exercise programs
  • One-on-one treatment sessions with a licensed physical therapist
  • Taping techniques
  • Cold laser therapy

You can expect to spend quality one-on-one time with your therapist to ensure your needs are met at each appointment. The team at Individual Physical Therapy ensures you’re comfortable during each visit and have the resources you need to successfully rehabilitate your sports injury.

Find out more about sports medicine treatment options available at Individual Physical Therapy by calling the office directly or using the online booking feature.