Acute Sports Injury Clinic

Acute Sports Injury Clinic


Article by Zoe Russell


Sports Injury? Here’s What You Need to Know

Sustaining an injury while playing sports can be a major setback. However, at PhysioWorks, we understand the importance of getting prompt treatment for sports injuries. That’s why we’ve established an Acute Sports Injury Clinic at some of our clinics to provide quick and effective treatment.

Why Choose an Acute Sports Injury Clinic?

The Acute Sports Injury Clinic provides several benefits, including:

  1. Quick and Accurate Diagnosis: The clinic’s experienced sports physiotherapy team can quickly diagnose your injury and provide an accurate prognosis. The consultation only takes 15 minutes of your time.
  2. Early Care and Education: The clinic offers early acute sports injury care and professional advice on managing your injury.
  3. Fast Referral for Scans: If necessary, the clinic can refer you for X-rays, ultrasound, or MRI scans to confirm your diagnosis.
  4. Prompt Referral to Specialists: The clinic can also refer you to sports physicians, GPs, or surgeons for further treatment if required.
  5. Immediate Supply of Equipment: If needed, the clinic can provide you with walking boots, braces, and rental crutches to help you manage your injury.
  6. Low-Cost Service: The acute sports injury consultation fee is significantly lower than a normal assessment and treatment consultation. Your private health insurance will usually cover the full cost of the consultation.

At PhysioWorks, we understand the importance of prompt and effective treatment for sports injuries. If you’ve sustained an injury, don’t hesitate to book an appointment at our Acute Sports Injury Clinic. Our experienced sports physiotherapy team will provide you with the care and treatment you need to get back to your best.

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Sports Physiotherapist Brisbane

Sports Physiotherapy is the specialised branch of physiotherapy which deals with injuries and issues related to spokespeople. Practitioners with additional formal training within Australia are Sports & Exercise Physiotherapists.

What is Sports Physiotherapy?

Sports injuries do differ from common everyday injuries. Athletes usually require high-level performance and demands placed upon their bodies, which stresses their muscles, joints and bones to the limit. Sports physiotherapists help athletes recover from sporting injuries and provide education and resources to prevent problems. Each sports physiotherapist usually has sport-specific knowledge that addresses acute, chronic and overuse injuries. Their services are generally available to sportsmen and women of all ages engaged in sports at any level of competition.

Members of Sports Physiotherapy Australia (SPA) have experience and knowledge of the latest evidence-based practice, professional assessment and diagnosis of sports injuries, and effective hands-on management techniques and exercise protocols to assist recovery and prevent future damage. SPA members have access to the most recent advances in sports physiotherapy. You'll be pleased to know that most PhysioWorks physiotherapists and massage therapists are particularly interested in sports injury management.

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To provide valuable insights into the management of common muscle injuries, this guide offers answers to frequently asked questions and suggests products that can aid in your recovery. Access additional information about each specific injury by clicking the provided links.

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