SPORTS
INJURIES

Dr Jessica Sammut

1/3 Australians are injured playing sport every year. That is a huge number when you consider that exercise is meant to be good for us! Don’t push through it, contact your osteopath to get on top of sporting niggles that may be hindering your performance, or worse, stopping you entirely!​

 

When you see an osteopath for your sport-related injuries, your osteopath will review the way your body moves, including any restrictions to your range of movement, speed, agility, flexibility, strength or coping against the requirements of your chosen sport.

 

Osteopathy places a huge emphasis on communication and education, so we will discuss with you, your perceived sporting performance, muscle weaknesses or injury concerns, and understand past injuries you have sustained.

COMMON SPORTS INJURIES
TYPES OF ATHLETES WE TREAT

Shin Splints

Plantar Fasciitis

Osteitis Pubis

ITB Syndrome

Muscle strains or tears

Ankle Sprains

Tennis elbow and golfers elbow

Shoulder dysfunctions

AC joint separation

Tendonitis or tendinopathies

Joint dislocations

Shoulder blade weakness

Pelvic instability

Gluteal weakness

Hip tightness. 

Dr Jessica Sammut lives an active lifestyle and because of this, she has experience in treating active people. From elite athletes through to weekend warriors, Whole Health Osteopathy treats a range of sporting and active people including:

 

Cyclists 

Runners

Swimmers 

Footballers 

Cricketers 

Netballers 

Triathletes 

Gymnists 

Equestrian / Eventing / Dressage 

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