Children Musculoskeletal Sports Injuries and Physiotherapy
Musculoskeletal Sports Injuries and Physiotherapy
often experience the same kinds of musculoskeletal injuries and sports injuries
as adults do; especially as their skeletons are still growing and their bones
are more weak than adults.
When it comes to active children, sports injuries may be quite hard to avoid.
This can range from minor cuts and bruises to more serious pains and strains…or
even more serious still, bone fractures and soft tissue ruptures.
in children can happen for many reasons, including not wearing adequate
protective equipment, not warming up their bodies enough or correctly, not
compliance to safety and even dehydration or rough play.
the most common musculoskeletal sports injuries in children:
- Joint Sprains–
a sprain refers to a ligamental injury that is either overstretched or torn. Ligaments
are really tough, fibrous connective tissue that connects two or more bones in
a joint, and helps to prevent excessive movement of the joint.
What’s scary is that one can injure more than one ligament in a single sprain.
One of the most common sprain is ankle sprains, and they are the most common
injury treated by our musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapist. These kinds
of sprains usually occur during a sports or a casual activity, but one may get
it even by walking over uneven terrain.
and Tendon Strains – a strain is similar to a sprain, but happens to muscles
and tendons. Muscles are tissues composed of specialized bundles that is able
to contract and lengthen to produce force for movement. Tendons instead are
tough cords that connects muscles to bones
Plate Injuries – in some injuries, children may injure their growth plates.
Growth plates is an area where tissues are still growing, and are found at the
ends of long bones in children and adolescents who are still growing.
When growth is complete, usually in adolescence, this growth plate becomes fully
Long bones of the body are such as the long bones of the forearm, fingers, the
hip bone, the leg bones, the ankle, the foot – if any of these bones becomes
injured, you’ll need to seek professional medical help from a doctor who
specializes in bone injuries in children and adolescents (your GP will be able
to advise you or visit our doctor list here)
Physiotherapy Treatment of Children Musculoskeletal Sports Injuries
Our musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapists are trained and experienced in
the assessment, diagnosing and management of musculoskeletal injuries.
the latest evidence-based practice (EBP) and often with good clinical results.
help to provide rapid pain relief, identify what is wrong with your child’s
back, neck or other painful areas of their bodies, as well as to teach your
child exercises that will help to reduce pain and accelerate healing.
the core and common issues that aggravate the condition and doing the exercises
prescribed by our physiotherapists will help avoid prevent musculoskeletal
injuries in the future.
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Our Physio & Rehab Expertise
Specialist Rehab Group works with specialist physiotherapists and specialist rehab therapists who are highly trained, qualified, experienced and passionate to provide high level of expert care to our patients.
Areas of specialization
- physiotherapy: back and neck (spine), sports, shoulder, hip, knee, ankle
- hand therapy: forearm, wrist, hand and fingers
- podiatrist: leg, calf, ankle, foot and toes
- read more on our specializations here
All our therapists are fully insured and registered with Allied Health Professions Council (AHPC) and Traditional Chinese Medicine Board (TCM). See our entire team here by location and specialization.
Initially, our specialist physiotherapists will carry out a thorough
assessment, helping them to select the most appropriate treatment to
help you recover. They then provide
expert treatment for your pain as well as prescribing specific
exercises to reduce your risk of re-injury and giving you a long term
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We are a wholly Singapore Private Limited group of licensed physiotherapists, hand therapists, podiatrists, chiropractors, sports massage therapists, clinical pilates practitioners and TCM physicians practicing in our scope of rehabilitation and its areas of specializations. As listed in our website are the list of services we provide our clients as referred by their medical doctors or by self referrals/word of mouth.
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