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When you’re an athlete, you know the pain and frustration that comes with an injury. Getting sidelined with an injury keeps you off the field and stops you from doing what you love. When this happens, you look for any way possible to recover and start playing again.

Many casual athletes in the Wake Forest, North Carolina area may not consider consider sports rehabilitation as an option. This can be a mistake because sports rehabilitation therapy may be the best way to recover more quickly and can improve the chances of returning to full strength.

If you’re an athlete who has suffered an injury, you can visit us at Moriarty Physical Therapy to learn how our team of doctors can help. We make it easy to get started and don’t require a prescription from another doctor. We can work with you so you can see all the benefits physical therapy has to offer.

The Benefits of Sports Rehabilitation

You don’t need to be a professional or college athlete to work with a sports rehabilitation therapist. We work with people and athletes of all fitness levels in Wake Forest, NC. At Moriarty Physical Therapy, we care about the members of our community and want everyone to have access to the benefits of sports rehabilitation therapy.

From our founding, we have been wholly owned and operated by doctors for physical therapy. Our patients are our top priority. When you have treatment at Moriarty Physical Therapy, you can see expect to see benefits like:

Quicker Recovery

Spending time off the field can be agonizing. That’s why making a quick recovery is priority one for athletes. Sports rehabilitation physical therapy helps reduce recovery time by strengthening your muscles and tendons and increases blood flow. The increased blood flow that comes with expert physical therapy improves your body’s natural healing process.  

Improved Mobility

Fast reaction time and agility are key to success in athletics. When you’re injured you can lose some of your abilities and competitiveness. Sports rehabilitation therapy keeps your body active and mobile. This can lead to a better recovery that will allow you to return to your pre-injury state.  

Reducing or Eliminating Pain

One of the benefits of physical therapy is the increased blood flow which can reduce swelling. When swelling is reduced you can see a lessening of pain. Less pain can mean less pain medication, and that allows you to feel like your old self sooner.

Adding Strength and Durability

When your body is inactive, you start to lose strength and muscle mass. Sports rehabilitation therapy keep your body working to retain muscle and flexibility. This is important in preventing further injury and lessens the chances of another injury occurring when you return to your sport.   

Avoid Surgery

Some injuries will inevitably require surgery, but in some cases, only sports rehabilitation is needed. Avoiding surgery can lead mean a faster recovery and a lower medical bill. The doctors at Moriarty Physical Therapy can work with you to discuss your options for treatment.    

Contact us Today

Moriarty Physical Therapy has a wide variety of specializations to go along with our sports rehabilitation therapy. If you would like more information or want to set up an appointment, call or contact us today. If you’re in the Wake Forest, North Carolina area, we can usually get you an appointment within 24 hours of your call.

We accept all forms of insurance including Blue Cross/ Blue Shield, Medicare, and Medicaid, so there is no need to put off the care you deserve. Don’t let an injury keep you off the field longer than necessary. Come see us today at Moriarty Physical Therapy to start down the road to recovery.

Schedule a FREE 15-minute Exploration Visit

Come visit one of our physical therapy clinics in New York or North Carolina and one of our Doctors of Physical Therapy will do a 15-minute consultation to see if physical therapy is right for you. In the consultation, we’ll help determine the source of pain and movement restrictions to see if you would benefit from physical therapy or might need the assistance of another healthcare professional. If so, we’ll make a referral and help speed up achieving your health goal.

You have nothing to lose; the screening is free! And if physical therapy could help you, we can perform the examination right then–even without a prescription–with Direct Access (covered by insurance).

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