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Physiotherapy for Strains
What is a Strain?
A Strain occurs when a muscle is excessively stretched and muscle fibres or tendons become damaged and torn. A strain is a common injury which can cause a great deal of pain to the individual preventing them from playing sports and even have difficulty with some activities of daily living. Physiotherapy treatment can assist with a speedy recovery. Please contact us or call 0161 883 0077 to arrange an appointment.
Types of Strains
Muscle strains can be split into different grades to differentiate the severity of the injury. The grades are:
Types of Strains treated at Manchester Physio
Manchester Physio has specialised physiotherapists who are highly experienced at treating muscle strains. The most common strains seen are:
How Physiotherapy helps Strains
Physiotherapy can help rehabilitate each grade of strain. If the strain is not rehabilitated fully and the individual continues to play sport or participate in strenuous activities the strain could deteriorate. This could increase the classification from a Grade one to a Grade two or even Grade Three. The benefits of physiotherapy for muscle strains are:
What Physiotherapy treatments can be expected for a Muscle Strain?
Manchester Physio can offer many different treatments which would be of benefit for the healing process and rehabilitation period. The following treatments help optimise healing and speed recovery:
Muscle Strains can have a deliberating effect on the individual which can prevent them from participating in their normal activities and sports. If the
individual continues to use the injured muscle they could potentially cause further damage, prolonging the recovery period. Manchester Physio has experienced physiotherapists who can offer a high quality professional service. Please contact us or call 0161 883 0077 to arrange an appointment.
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