Sports injury

Sports injury treatment at the Victoria Chiropractic Clinic


Whether the consequence of trauma or the result of a constant striving for improved performance, sports injuries represent a major frustration to all athletes regardless of ability.

We try to view a sports injury as an opportunity to also work on other aspects of performance such as general athleticism and robustness as well as the individual specifics such as injury-risk profile, physical capabilities, form etc.

We aim to take a pragmatic approach: once a diagnosis has been made, an explanation of the injury will be given along with a plan of treatment and rehabilitation.

A typical rehab programme will contain a series of progressions geared to the sports specific needs of the patient.

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sports injury rehabilitation
Matt has a particular interest in sports injuries and is enthusiastic to help elite athletes get back to competing at the highest level. He has worked with premiership football and rugby players, as well as International Polo, Freestyle Kayaking and other GB athletes.

His expertise in functional biomechanics has helped many high-level athletes and weekend warriors return to their chosen discipline quicker than expected, and reduced their injury rate.

Matt is currently in the process of finishing a sports chiropractic qualification that will allow him to treat athletes at the Olympics and World Games through FICS (International Federation of Sports Chiropractic). He is constantly updating his knowledge and attending further courses to advance his knowledge in this area, all aimed at returning you to the field of play and then keeping you there, as soon as possible.

Chiropractic treatment is used by Olympic and World Record holding Sprinters as well as World Tennis players. A high percentage of elite football and rugby clubs have an in house chiropractor who keeps their athletes moving and aid getting them back to competing quickly and effectively.

TESTIMONIAL

“Really appreciate your expertise and willingness to help everyone in the team. Refreshing to be in a set up with such a professional emphasis on medical care” – Harvey – Elite Level Rugby Sevens player

TESTIMONIAL

“I am currently 18 months post treatment and have not had any issues thanks to Matt. His attention to detail and commitment to me as a patient and the profession as whole is unrivaled in my eyes, he is now my go to person whenever a performance based issue arises” – Ali – Elite Level Rugby Player