If you have suffered a Sports Injury, it can be very tempting to pass it off as “nothing serious” and simply “put up with it” carrying on as best you can.

Or, it can be very easy to get disheartened and end up feeling “stuck”, wondering if you’ll ever be able to get back to playing a sport or keeping active like you used to…

If that’s happening to you, you’re not alone - we see people going through this all the time. In fact, we specialize in helping active people who are dealing with sports and workout injuries here at Empower Physical Therapy and Wellness.

And one of the most common questions people suffering with a sports injury ask themselves is:

“It’s Been Months Now - So Why am I STILL Suffering With an Injury That’s Stopping Me From Working Out and Playing My Favorite Sport?”...

Most people think that when they get a Sports Injury it’ll get better with a few days rest, and that they’ll be able to return to their sport or exercise again, quickly. But then when they go back to exercise again they’re still not at 100%. Or worse, they get re-injured with the same or different type of injury! Often when you rest there is little if any pain - but as soon as you start up again, it comes back and no matter how much rest you give it - it doesn’t seem to be improving.

Does that sound like you?

Another scenario we see all the time in our P.T. Clinic is when people go to the Doctors, and the Doctor tells them they need to take a break, rest, wear a brace and “try these painkillers” to “see how it goes” - but then 4 weeks later they end up going back to the same Doctor again because the injury hasn’t got any better, only to be given MORE rest, and ANOTHER prescription of even stronger pills.

Or you go to your coach or trainer and they give you treatment and exercise that doesn’t really take care of the real problem. It feels good temporarily, but the truth is they aren’t properly trained to diagnose (and therefore, properly treat) the REAL PROBLEM. (And it’s not their fault, as they are normally treating a whole TEAM at the same time and therefore are not able provide proper care).

The problem is that when it comes to sports injuries - ankle sprains, runner's knee, hamstring strains, etc., - complete rest is rarely the best advice.

So maybe you’re confused and frustrated because you been told different things, by different people. Maybe you think you have a knee problem - but it’s actually the hip where the problem came from?

Sports injuries can be very confusing because more often than not, where the pain is coming from, isn’t actually the area that needs to be fixed and worked on and if you rest for too long - other parts of the body become just as, if not more problematic!

This confusion over “resting” often leads people to continue to procrastinate and put off making a decision about what to do to help fix their injury and return back to exercise. Worse, many people just end up accepting ‘their days of being active are over’ - as if it’s normal, as if it ‘has’ to be that way.

Is This How You Feel Too?

If You’re Currently Living a Sports Injury, Here are 7 Reasons Why It Could Be Lasting Longer Than It Should:

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    1. You thought it would go away on its own - but it didn’t
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    2. You went to the Doctor who told you to rest and take pain medications - but the pills either did NOT help, or helped only for a short period of time (until the pain came back again!)
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    3. Someone told you that you shouldn’t be working out the way you do anyway - especially at your age
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    4. You tried other Healthcare Professionals (Trainer, Coach), or a Physical Therapist in the past, but nothing they said or did helped
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    5. You tried exercises from YouTube, but they either did nothing, or made your pain worse
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    6. You thought it would be a good idea to rest because your pain was so bad, but all that did was make it feel even more stiff and weak
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    7. You decided to get a few “sports massages” hoping that would fix the pain, but all they did was feel a bit ‘painful’ or maybe ‘relaxing’, and didn’t do anything to fix your injury long term…

If any of these have happened to you - we would love to help you by inviting you to book a call with one of our Physical Therapists at our Chino Hills Clinic, to find out what can be done to help you. The fact that you’ve tried any or all of these things already is actually a GOOD THING because when you know what doesn’t work - you are closer to finding the thing that does!

Click the link below to book a call with us if you would like to get some solid advice given to you over the phone. The phone call is complementary and there is no obligation to book any appointments with us after the call is over. Our goal is to help you make the best decision about what to do next.

“What Can I Do To Get Rid Of My Back Pain Quickly?”...

Here's 4 things you can do:

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    1. First, you need to decide to get help. So many people procrastinate for so long, thinking that the pain will ‘just go away with time’, but then 6 months down the line they’re still putting up with it, and nothing’s changed… Or it gets worse
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    2. Get to the root of your pain. Find a sports injury expert to perform a comprehensive assessment, identify the real root cause of your pain, and explain what must be done to fix it!
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    3. Get real, “hands-on” Physical Therapy - Specialized Physical Therapy is proven to help people with low back pain. In fact at Empower Physical Therapy and Wellness it's one of the most common injuries we see. If your back pain is affecting your job, your ability to keep active, if it threatens your mobility and independence or gets in the way of spending quality time with family and friends - expert P.T. can help get you back to living the life you deserve.
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    4. Next, do the RIGHT exercises - one of the best things to help you ease your pain is to do the right type of corrective exercises - specifically created for you by our expert Physical Therapist to help reduce pain, and allow you to move freely again quick - and make sure you get back to doing the things you love to do!

If you would like to know how the Physical Therapy team at Empower P.T. and Wellness can help you live with less pain, we invite you to start with a complimentary, no-obligation, risk-free appointment:

Note: At your Discovery Session you’ll meet 1-on-1 with one of our expert PTs. We’ll assess and help you understand the root cause of your pain. If we’re a good fit, we’ll discuss the best next steps. If we’re not, we’ll do everything we can to direct you towards a solution.

So the next question is:

“How Can Choosing to See a Physical Therapist at Empower Physical Therapy and Wellness Help You Get Rid of Your Pain - In The Next Few Days?”

Here’s just a few of the things our Physical Therapy Team can do for you:

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    We can help you find out what’s really going on, and get to the root cause of your pain once and for all.
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    We can quickly take away the pain and stiffness - often within a couple of sessions
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    We will ensure that your problem is corrected to that it can heal properly - and we will provide you with the right advice and proper exercises that will speed up your recovery
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    We can help you put an end to taking all those pills
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    We can get you sleeping well again and living with more energy each day
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    We can help you get back to enjoying quality time with family and friends that knee pain has stolen from you
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    We can help you get back to enjoying quality time with family and friends that back pain has stolen from you
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    We can help you avoid dangerous surgery - and painful injections
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    We can help you exercise more comfortably, or jog more confidently so you can stop feeling unhappy, depressed.
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    We can give you more confidence doing the workouts you haven’t been able to do!

Basically, we can help you get back to living life, free from pain!

If you want to know what it costs - and what availability we have in our clinic just click the button below and complete the short form:

See how Empower Physical Therapy and Wellness Has Changed the Lives of People Just Like You...

Find out how people just like you, came to Empower PT and Wellness - and left happier and much healthier!

Donna

Donna

Mid 50's, Chino Hills

To have an injury where I was not able to walk like I did before was huge. But from the first day that I walked in the patient, the time and patience that they gave me, the orientation that Doctor Carlo took to sit with me to find out what it is I needed, made a huge difference.

Erika

Erika

Early 40's Chino Hills

I realized that for some problems you need a physical therapist. not a general practitioner. I love my general practitioner but I just think it's important to find the right person for the right job. Physical therapy is far better than any medication they're going to put you on.

Serena

Serena

Mid-Teens, Chino

I liked how the employees were really welcoming towards me and how they made me feel really comforted and at home and they understood from my viewpoint, and they wanted to help me, like they were invested in my health. I improved immensely after just a couple of weeks.

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