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Sports Medicine Specialist

Pipeline Physical Therapy

Orthopedic Physical Therapists & Pelvic Floor Therapists located in Downtown Oceanside, Oceanside, CA

Whether you’re an elite athlete, weekend warrior, or want to begin a regular exercise routine, the licensed doctors of physical therapy at Pipeline Physical Therapy can help. The physical therapists specialize in sports medicine and offer services that enhance athletic skills and performance, as well as support recovery after an injury. To schedule your sports medicine consultation, call the office in Oceanside, California, or request an appointment online today.

Sports Medicine Q&A

What is sports medicine?

Sports medicine is an area of health care dedicated to promoting the wellness and well-being of active individuals. Participating in organized sports and engaging in regular exercise is a good way to maintain a healthy weight and prevent chronic disease.

However, physical activity increases your risk of injury. This may be due to overtraining, poor conditioning, misuse of athletic equipment, or an unfortunate accident. 

At Pipeline Physical Therapy, the licensed doctors of physical therapy offer services that enhance sports and athletic performance to heal or prevent an injury. 

Am I a candidate for sports medicine?

Pipeline Physical Therapy offers sports medicine therapy for people of all ages and fitness levels. You may be a good candidate for sports medicine at the patient-centered practice if you’re a high school or elite athlete, weekend warrior, on active military duty, or new to working out. 

During your initial assessment, your dedicated licensed doctor of physical therapy conducts a comprehensive evaluation to fully understand your fitness needs and goals. 

Your physical therapist asks about your current sport and workout routine and your areas of concern. They also ask about your performance and fitness goals and review your personal medical and surgical history.

To determine the best sports medicine services for you, your physical therapist conducts a musculoskeletal evaluation to assess strength, flexibility, coordination, and balance. 

What services does sports medicine include?

Pipeline Physical Therapy is a full-service orthopedic physical therapy practice. Their sports medicine services include:

  • One-on-one personal training
  • Sports-specific group training
  • Injury prevention clinics
  • Weight loss exercise programs
  • Soft tissue mobilization and massage for sports preparation and recovery
  • A home exercise program

Pipeline Physical Therapy also provides movement and gait analysis screenings, golf swing analysis, and throwing analysis. 

At Pipeline Physical Therapy, you work one-on-one with your dedicated licensed doctor of physical therapy to ensure continuity of care. That also improves your patient-provider relationship and trust, which may improve adherence to your plan so that you get the best outcomes.

Can sports medicine help a sports injury?

Pipeline Physical Therapy specializes in the treatment and recovery of many sports injuries, including tendonitis, knee pain, and hip pain. The goal of physical therapy for your sports injury is to support your healing and recovery and prevent re-injury. 

To learn more about sports medicine at Pipeline Physical Therapy, call the office or request an appointment through the online booking tool.