Sports Injury Treatment

How to heal shin splints

January 7th, 2019

When people first begin to return to exercise after a long period of inactivity, overuse injuries are one of the most common reasons people seek sports injury treatment. Shin splints are an overuse injury that are more likely in sports that require lots of running on hard surfaces such as running, basketball or tennis. Whatcom

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Avoiding a Sports Injury

Four tips for preventing a sports injury

December 14th, 2018

Many sports injuries are unavoidable due to the unpredictability of events on the field. For example, a football tackle that goes the wrong way can result in a fracture or ACL injury. Other sports injuries though, like strains and sprains, are more preventable. The physical therapists at Whatcom Physical Therapy work with athletes to help

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treating common sports injuries

Four sports-related injuries treated by physical therapists

December 7th, 2018

Physical therapists specialize in treating injuries and conditions that affect your musculoskeletal system, which includes bones, joints, cartilage, muscles, ligaments and tendons. So, it makes sense that physical therapy is a great choice for athletes who have suffered an injury. Athletes are at constant risk for injury as they push their bodies in training and

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