Sports Rehabilitation

Specialist sports injuries rehabilitation services in Frankston

Our physiotherapists at Lifecare Frankston Physiotherapy are experienced in helping with a range of sports injuries from AFL, netball, gymnastics, triathlon, running, baseball and soccer activities. We are passionate about helping our athletes perform at their best in their given fields by providing responsible sports physiotherapy services.

Physiotherapy is forever progressing and in the event of an acute injury or the inability to get referred in time, Lifecare Frankston can still see patients at a slightly reduced rebate. That said, we do always advise to get a referral whenever possible. We are working to introduce Medicare online to streamline the rebate process for all patients claiming.

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The road to recovery

We help coach you and get you on the road to recovery with the help of our fully qualified physiotherapists. Sports injuries can be new or ongoing and we work closely with you to get to the root of the problem. If you are experiencing any kind of pain from a sports injury, we aim to make a huge difference with our expert sports physiotherapy. Our hands-on treatments relieve you from stiffness and pain so that you can return to your full sporting ability. 

Care for athletes

A physician can also play the role of team doctor, skilled in both on and off-field care and sports rehabilitation for athletes in all sports. Our involvement in team care includes travel medicine, carrying out pre-trip screening, and preparation to accompany often large teams of athletes to countries and major sporting events all over the world.

We work closely with your GP

Our treatments apply to all aspects of physical activity and we work closely with GPs on diagnosis and treatment. Our physiotherapists work on all levels providing suitable sports physiotherapy services for everybody, not just elite athletes. We stay in regular contact with a wide range of specialists including orthopaedic surgeons and rheumatologists as well as allied health professionals such as physiotherapists, osteopaths, chiropractors, sports trainers and sports psychologists.

One stop shop

At LifeCare our highly experienced team of provide our patients with a “one stop shop” for all their sports physiotherapy needs. Our team consists of:

  • Physiotherapists
  • Podiatrists
  • Massage therapists
  • Psychologists
  • Dietitians
  • Exercise physiologists

We cater for individuals with a sporting or recreation-related injury but also the needs of sporting teams and clubs. This includes coverage for games and training sessions both locally and at state, national, and international level.

We treat a variety of problems:

  • Diagnosis and non-surgical management of exercise and physical activity related musculoskeletal overuse injuries and trauma.
  • Biomechanical analysis of sporting techniques.
  • Treating head injuries and concussion associated with sport and optimise a safe return to play.
  • Medical problems associated with sporting activity, such as asthma, overtraining syndrome and post-viral fatigue.
  • Nutrition advice for exercise and recovery from acute or chronic injuries.
  • Management of underweight athletes and those with eating disorders.
  • Educating athletes about drugs and supplements and managing drug issues.
  • Wheelchair and physically-challenged persons who exercise, including the elite athletes with a disability (EAD).
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