Muscle and joint assessment - using a variety of testing methods to conclude what is happening beneath the surface. Using the assessment we can decide on the best course of action; whether this be being treated and rehabilitated by Poynter Sports Therapy or being referred elsewhere for more specialised advice.
Using a variety of tools, such as ultrasound, massage, exercises, core strengthening, sport specific drills, plyometrics. Poynter Sports Therapy work with you to get you back to the field of play better than when you left it. With one to one or group exercise sessions to make you get the most out of your rehabilitation programme, alongside your co- operation with home and gym exercises.
Whether injured, in discomfort from desk work, or in no pain at all. Sports massage can be a preventive or relief treatment. Working with your postural imbalances to create a body that's a timely working machine. Whether it's occupational activities, sporting activities, carrying children or shopping, sports massage can be beneficial through muscular relaxation.
Gait analysis is the analysis of the way a person walks or runs. This can be used as a diagnostic tool if someone is experiencing pain whilst running or walking or to highlight an imbalance, weakness or restriction in a joint or muscle. Or it can be used to enhance performance by reducing inefficiency in the gait to increase an athletes performance. This is performed in our private rehab suite on a treadmill with video analysis.
Injury Risk Reduction/Strength and Conditioning
We look at how you move and how strong you are and then create a rehabilitation and exercise programme to work on those areas that may need some work. By getting you stronger and more mobile, we can reduce the risk of some non contact injuries.