Injury Recovery & Prevention

Injury recovery and prevention services offered by Florey Physiotherapy focuses on helping individuals recover from injuries and reduce the risk of future injuries. Here’s an outline of what such a service might entail: 

  • Comprehensive Assessment: The process begins with a thorough assessment of the individual’s current physical condition, including any existing injuries, areas of weakness, flexibility issues, and movement patterns. This assessment helps identify potential risk factors for injury and informs the development of a personalized plan.
  • Injury Rehabilitation: For individuals currently recovering from an injury, the primary focus will be on rehabilitation. This may involve a combination of manual therapy techniques, therapeutic exercises, modalities such as heat or cold therapy, and other interventions aimed at promoting healing, restoring function, and reducing pain.
  • Strength and Conditioning: Building strength and improving overall conditioning are essential components of injury recovery and prevention. Physiotherapists will design exercise programs tailored to the individual’s needs, focusing on strengthening weak muscles, improving stability and balance, and enhancing cardiovascular fitness.
  • Flexibility and Mobility Training: Maintaining adequate flexibility and mobility is crucial for preventing injuries, especially those related to muscles, tendons, and joints. Physiotherapists incorporate stretching exercises, joint mobilizations, and proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF) techniques to improve flexibility and range of motion.
  • Biomechanical Analysis: Assessing movement patterns and biomechanics can reveal underlying issues that contribute to injury risk. Physiotherapists use video analysis and functional movement assessments to identify faulty movement patterns or imbalances, which can then be addressed through targeted interventions.

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  • Education and Ergonomics: Educating individuals about proper body mechanics, ergonomics, and injury prevention strategies is an integral part of the service. Physiotherapists provide guidance on safe lifting techniques, posture correction, workstation setup, and other ergonomic considerations to reduce the risk of musculoskeletal injuries in daily activities and work environments.
  • Sport-specific Training: Athletes and individuals engaged in sports or physical activities may benefit from sport-specific training programs aimed at improving performance and reducing the risk of sports-related injuries. Physiotherapists design training regimens that address the specific demands of the sport while addressing any underlying weaknesses or imbalances.
  • Progress Tracking and Monitoring: Throughout the rehabilitation and injury prevention process, progress is tracked and monitored closely. Physiotherapists assess the effectiveness of interventions, make adjustments to the treatment plan as needed, and provide ongoing support and guidance to help individuals stay on track towards their goals.
  • Return-to-Sport or Activity Planning: For individuals recovering from sports injuries, a structured return-to-sport plan is essential to ensure a safe and successful return to activity. Physiotherapists work closely with athletes to gradually reintroduce training and competition, monitor progress, and minimize the risk of re-injury.

By addressing both the rehabilitation needs of current injuries and implementing proactive strategies to prevent future injuries, injury recovery and prevention services provided by physiotherapists help individuals optimize their physical health, performance, and overall well-being.


Monday / Wednesday / Thursday
8 am–12:30 pm, 2:30–6 pm

Tuesday / Friday
8 am–12:30 pm, 2–5:30 pm

8:30 am–12:30 pm ( appointments only )
Sunday Closed

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