Who We Treat at Backcountry Physical Therapy
Whether an avid skier or professional golfer, you understand the importance of keeping your body in the best shape possible. Not only do you have to exercise and build your endurance to perform at your best, but you also have to recover accordingly and train your body to move the right way.
As a physical therapy center dedicated to helping the athletes of Colorado Springs reach their full potential, Backcountry Physical Therapy has worked with athletes in every discipline and has the experience and resources to help you. As your physical therapy center, we’ll work with you to ensure you’re taking the appropriate steps to recover quicker and perform better!Learn More About Sports Physical Therapy
Who We Treat
Many people benefit from sports physical therapy, including outdoor enthusiasts, athletes, and nature lovers. When you invest in your recovery and train your body to move correctly, you heal faster and reduce the risk of future injuries. Those that benefit from this type of physical therapy include:
- Baseball Players
- Basketball Players
- Figure Skaters
- Gym Enthusiasts (CrossFit, Powerlifters, Olympic Weightlifters)
- Ice Hockey Players
- Mountain Bikers
- Mountain Climbers
- Para Swimming Athletes
- Rugby Players
- Speed Skating Athletes
- Water Polo Players
- White Water Rafters
Physical Therapy Benefits
It’s no surprise that playing sports takes a toll on your body. Over time, it becomes more difficult for your body to recover, leading you to feel sore, tight, and out of shape. By seeing one of our sports physical therapists regularly, we can teach you how to recover with innovative movements to help your muscles and joints; so you’re ready to perform at your best. By implementing our resources and physical therapy exercises, you can dramatically decrease the time it takes your muscles, joints, and ligaments to reset and recuperate.
You'll notice a significant difference after starting a physical therapy program. For example, imagine mountain biking with your buddies twice a week and seeing your performance decline as time progresses. Without taking the necessary steps in between biking trails to heal your body and recover, you won’t be able to perform optimally. Sports physical therapy gives you the tools you need and teaches you how to move your body correctly so you can build your endurance and perform at your best.
One of the most important benefits of physical therapy is that it reduces your chance of future injuries. Most of the time, people injure themselves because they’re unknowingly performing with a body that’s tired and weak. If you run three times a week and don’t take the time to recuperate correctly between runs, you’re eventually going to push your body past its limits and injure yourself. So, physical therapy not only helps treat past and current injuries but also revives your body and focuses on recovery to prevent the chance of future injuries.
Improve Your Performance With Backcountry Physical Therapy
If someone told you there was a way to give your body the attention and rehabilitation it needs to improve your performance, wouldn’t you say, “Sign me up!”? Well, there is! Backcountry Physical Therapy combines the best equipment and resources available to give you specialized programs aimed at helping you heal faster and perform better. Sports physical therapy is one of the best assets you can add to your repertoire as an athlete, outdoor enthusiast, or just someone who loves to stay active. What are you waiting for? Improve your performance and schedule an appointment with one of our physical therapy experts today!