Sports Rehabilitation is restoration of optimal functioning capacity.When an individual experiences limitations in everyday functioning due to acute or chronic injuries or trauma a set of interventions is needed. Rehabilitation enables individuals to return to their daily life activities, fulfill life roles and maximize their well being.
Sports injuries include
Sports rehab is designed to minimise loss associated with actue injury or chronic, to promote recovery, maximise functional capacity, fitness and performance.Micro traumatic injuries can result frm overuse muscle, joint, ligament or tendon.Macro traumatic injuries can b due to fall, accident etc more common in football and rugby.
The process of rehab should start as early as possible after injury.The ultimate goal pf rehab is to limit extent of injury, reduce or reverse the impairment and functional loss, prevent, correct or eliminate the disability.The sooner pts begin with exercise of rehab program sooner they can return to full activity. Following injury rest is sometimes necessary but too much rest can be detrimental to recovery.