The foot and ankle joints are major weight-bearing joints in your body and the ankle joint is the most commonly injured joint in your body. There are 28 bones and 33 joints, as well as many muscles, tendons, nerves, and ligaments in your foot. The foot and ankle work together to provide flexibility and stability to allow you to walk, run, balance, and many other weight-bearing activities. Read more
What is Sports Medicine and Who Can Benefit From it?
Sports medicine, sometimes referred to as sports science, is a branch of medicine geared towards preventing and treating injuries caused by sports or physical activity. Professional athletes as well as individuals who play sports or exercise recreationally can benefit from sports medicine for diagnostic, curative, rehabilitative, and preventative services.
Individuals who may potentially benefit from sports medicine includes those wanting to participate in various activities such as going for a walk around the block, a swim, returning to soccer practice, or even attending a ballroom dancing class. You do not have to be a competitive athlete to benefit from sports medicine in helping you regain function and return to the physical activity of your choice.
Doctors or Physical Therapy (DPT) are able to administer Sports Medicine Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation. Live to Move Physical Therapy in Pearland and Manvel area is equipped with the knowledge to not only heal you to normal function, but adequately prepare you for the activity you wish to return to. We also have DPTs on staff who are Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists if you desire to continue your health and fitness journey after your therapy with our strength and conditioning classes!