Sports Physical Therapy
Sports medicine involves a comprehensive team of health care professionals trained in a variety of backgrounds including physicians, exercise physiologists, athletic trainers, biomechanists, nutritionists, and physical therapists.
Sports physical therapy at TexPTS emphasizes the prevention, identification, assessment, minimization, and correction of pain and disability associated with athletic injuries. The goal of treatment is to maximize participation and performance.
TexPTS is proud to be an official provider of ImPACT baseline and post concussion testing. Concussions can occur in ANY sport or physical activity and ImPACT is the most-widely used and most scientifically validated computerized concussion evaluation systems. It provides TexPTS clinicians with neurocognitive assessment tools and services that have been medically accepted as state-of-the-art best practices, as part of determining safe return to play decisions. Click here to learn more about ImPACT testing.
A TexPTS physical therapist may use a variety of the following interventions to prevent and treat sports related injuries, including but not limited to:
- Pre-participation screening
- Cardiovascular, resistance, endurance and neuromuscular re-education exercise programs
- Taping and bracing
- Sports specific ergonomic and training regimens
- Manual physical therapy
- Aquatic therapy
- Orthopaedic physical therapy
In addition to prevention and recovery, the road to maximum performance includes a focus on improving speed, agility, explosiveness, balance and coordination. TexPTS is home to a number of APTA Sports Certified Specialists ready to work with you today!
Who Benefits From Sports Physical Therapy at TexPTS?
Any athlete, amateur to professional, can benefit tremendously from Sports Medicine no matter their sport. Our Sports Medicine clients range from football and basketball players to golfers to performance artists and bow-hunters.
TexPTS is proud to be the official rehab provider for TeamXpress, South Texas’ Premier National Travel Girl’s Basketball Program. The therapists at TexPTS are committed to provide all of their athletes with the best care possible to prevent and treat injuries, both on and off the court.