Sports Physio Adelaide is responsible for treating and helping players, team officials, and spectators in all levels of Australian sport, from football to rugby and soccer. They are also responsible for ensuring that the safety of competitors during athletic events, such as swimming and running, and they ensure that medical treatment is provided following an injury or accident by ensuring the relevant documentation is collected and treated correctly. A good Sports Physiotherapist in Adelaide will be familiar with all aspects of a patient’s sporting career and their training and rehabilitation schedule for recovery. This can help them identify any potential risks and guide them in the right direction, whether seeking early intervention or emergency treatment.
Sports physiotherapists’ role in the general exercise setting is very different from that of a regular doctor or chiropractor. As a physiotherapist, the role involves prevention as well as management of sports injury and illness.