Blogs from July, 2023

Tips for Allowing Your Body to De-Stress

Physical therapy plays a significant role in assisting athletes by creating individualized workout plans that include rest periods between conditioning. Rest and recovery are as crucial to a successful workout routine as the exercises themselves. Intense workouts cause microscopic damage to your muscle tissues, and it's during rest that your body gets to work repairing and strengthening those tissues.

This process leads to muscle growth and improved performance. Without adequate rest, your muscles don't have the necessary time to repair and grow, which can lead to overuse injuries, such as stress fractures and strains. For more guidance on why you should prioritize rest and recovery during your summer fitness journey, don’t hesitate to reach out to our team today. Contact ProFysio Physical Therapy at (732) 812-5200 to schedule a consultation.

How Can Physical Therapy Specifically Benefit Athletes?

Continuous training without proper recovery can lead to a state of chronic fatigue known as overtraining syndrome, which is characterized by a decrease in performance and increased risk of injury. By incorporating rest and recovery into workout routines, athletes can prevent these issues from occurring, ensuring they're always at their best when it's time to perform.

At ProFysio Physical Therapy, we do not subscribe to a one-size-fits-all treatment approach. Instead, we deliver one-on-one treatment tailored to meet the specific needs and goals of each athlete. The sports physical therapy process begins with restoring motion, followed by enhancing muscle performance and functional movements. Sport-specific conditioning will then be introduced, after the recovery period is fulfilled. Conditioning always includes rest periods, therefore allowing athletes to recover effectively and efficiently.

This approach is founded on evidence-based practices and sound clinical principles. Our therapists at ProFysio Physical Therapy apply their expertise and knowledge to create, prescribe, and administer highly specific and effective treatment programs. This ensures that athletes can return to their sport with enhanced performance and minimized risk of injury.

In addition to designing workout plans, our team also works closely with the athlete's medical team, in order to provide a collaborative and innovative treatment approach. We are also proud to offer direct access to services, meaning athletes don't need a physician’s prescription to receive physical therapy treatments at our state-of-the-art facility.

Consult with a Movement Expert Today

Through comprehensive and individualized sports physical therapy approaches, ProFysio Physical Therapy helps athletes get back in the game, stronger and better prepared than ever. To consult with one of our sports physical therapists, give us a call today. Our compassionate, caring, and dedicated team can be reached at (732) 812-5200.