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Running/Sports Examination & Assessment

Sports medicine involves a comprehensive team of health care professionals trained in a variety of backgrounds including physicians, exercise physiologists, athletic trainers, biomechanists, nutritionists, and physical therapists.

Sports physical therapy at Capitol PT emphasizes the prevention, identification, assessment, minimization, and correction of pain and disability associated with athletic injuries.  The goal of treatment is to maximize participation and performance.

A Capitol physical therapist may use a variety of the following interventions to prevent and treat sports related injuries, including but not limited to:

  • Pre-participation screening
  • Cardiovascular, resistance, endurance and neuromuscular re-education exercise programs
  • Taping and bracing
  • Sports specific ergonomic and training regimens
  • Manual physical therapy
  • Aquatic therapy
  • Orthopaedic physical therapy

In addition to prevention and recovery, the road to maximum performance includes a focus on improving speed, agility, explosiveness, balance and coordination.

Free Screen on Us

We offer complimentary screens at all Capitol PT locations. If you’ve been dealing with a nagging injury or persistent pain, don’t wait any longer.

Who Benefits From Sports Physical Therapy at Capitol PT?

Any athlete, amateur to professional, can benefit tremendously from Sports Medicine no matter their sport. Our Sports Medicine clients range from football and basketball players to golfers to performance artists and bow-hunters.

It all begins with an appointment.

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Here’s what some of our patients had to say

We rate Capitol Physical Therapy a 10; we are extremely happy! After having received excellent PT in the past, we had no doubt this was the only place we would trust with our son’s recovery. The warm, welcoming environment makes it a comfortable place to receive therapy. This puts him at ease allowing for the…

five stars Mary Y. Capitol PT Patient

After just 4 visits…I feel like a brand new person. Before, I could barely walk for 15 minutes without my back screaming in pain. Now I’m zooming through therapy and going on walks at home.

five stars Christy F. Capitol PT Patient

Wonderful staff, very helpful, competent and professional. They listen to what I say and are working with me to meet my goal.

five stars Barbara E. Capitol PT Patient

Amazing service. They have gone out of their way to call and follow up with me while doing my at-home exercises. Highly recommend.

five stars Josh F. Capitol PT Patient

My husband was skeptical of my choice to use physical therapy to treat my back pain instead of medications. After seeing my results from working with the Capitol Physical Therapy team, my husband is a believer now too.

five stars Tiffany B. Capitol PT Patient

I couldn’t have wished for a better place to go for my knee replacement therapy! They know what they are doing to get you back in the swing of things so you can go on with your life!

five stars Gene O. Capitol PT Patient

Is sports physical therapy right for you?

Schedule an appointment or call us at (608) 848-6628

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