After determining your baseline, the physical therapist will develop a plan for you to regain maximum function and mobility, allowing you to gradually return to play without overtaxing your injury. Plans typically involve strengthening and stretching exercises along with manual techniques aimed at reducing stiffness and tightness, improving your range of motion and strengthening your muscles to reduce instability.
The shoulder is one of the body’s most mobile and vulnerable joints. Pitchers, swimmers and other athletes who do repetitive overhead movements are more prone to this type of injury. Attaining shoulder stability requires a full-body approach.
A torn hip labrum is an injury to the cartilage around the hip joint socket. Learn about differences in symptoms, treatment and recovery options in men and women.
Before returning to training and competition after an ankle injury, your sports medicine team need to first test your body's ability to handle it.
Request an appointment with a Mass General Brigham Sports Medicine specialist. The call center is available 7 days a week, 8 am - 8 pm. Our dedicated team is committed to providing expert care for your sports injury. Please use the form below or call 617-726-0500 to determine the care that is best for you.