The Centre for Muscle Therapy
Therapy for injury and overuse pain
Sports Injury and Overuse

Sports Injury

The following are signs of a sports injury. If you experience a combination of any of these please stop training and get therapy:

  • pain
  • swelling
  • heat
  • redness
  • loss of function/range of motion      

Overuse Injury

Over use injury tends to occur when the demand placed on the body exceeds its capabilities. Muscle fatigue and tendinitis develops when inappropriate or unaccustomed repetitive loading occurs. Repetition, especially when weight bearing, causes stress on joints and imbalances develop. Common overuse injuries massage and exercise therapy can help are ITb syndrome, shin splints, runners knee and rotator cuff and shoulder problems.

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