Sport Injuries

Physio Connex Performance Clinic in North Wyong is the trusted choice of many athletes when it comes to getting them back onto the field – and keeping them there. Whether you’re an up and coming junior athlete, weekend warrior or an elite sportsperson, the Physio Connex team have the knowledge and expertise to manage your injuries.

Sports injuries are common occurrences in athletic activities and can range from minor sprains and strains to more serious injuries such as fractures or ligament tears. Physiotherapists play a crucial role in the management and rehabilitation of sports injuries.



Here’s how our team of Physios can help:

Assessment and Diagnosis: Our Physiotherapists are trained to assess and diagnose sports injuries. They conduct thorough 60-minute physical examinations and may also utilise diagnostic tools such as X-Ray or MRI scans to accurately identify the nature and extent of the injury.

Treatment Planning: Once the injury is diagnosed, our physiotherapists develop personalised treatment plans tailored to the individual athlete’s needs and goals. These plans may include a combination of evidence-based exercises, manual therapy techniques, connection to key specialists, development of resilience to future injuries, and education on injury management.

Pain Management: Managing pain is a significant aspect of treating sports injuries. Our Physiotherapists use various techniques such as manual therapy, massage, dry needling and specific exercises to alleviate pain and promote healing.
Restoration of Function: The ultimate goal of physiotherapy in sports injury management is to restore optimal function and performance. Our Physiotherapists work with athletes to regain strength, flexibility, balance, and coordination through targeted exercises and rehabilitation programs.

Injury Prevention: In addition to treating existing injuries, our physiotherapists also focus on preventing future injuries and developing resilience. They may provide education on proper warm-up and cool-down techniques, appropriate training methods, biomechanics, and exercise programs tailored to your individual sport or interests.

Return to Sport Guidance: Our Physiotherapists play a vital role in guiding athletes through the process of returning to sport safely after an injury. They monitor progress closely, adjust treatment plans as necessary, and provide guidance on gradually reintroducing sports-specific activities to minimise the risk of re-injury. Our goal is to always keep an athlete training as close to their regular training regime as possible and to make safe and calculated adjustments accordingly.

Collaboration with Other Healthcare Professionals: Our Physiotherapists work closely with other healthcare professionals such as sports medicine physicians, orthopaedic surgeons, other allied health professionals, and strength and conditioning coaches to ensure comprehensive care for athletes with sports injuries.

Overall, our Physiotherapists play a multifaceted role in the management of sports injuries, from comprehensive initial assessment and diagnosis to expert rehabilitation and return to sport. Their expertise and rehabilitation techniques make our team invaluable in treating and managing sports injuries.

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How Physio Connex can get you back in the game quicker.


A crucial part of your injury rehab or recovery from competition.


Physio Connex is unique in that we cater for the entire rehabilitation and performance continuum under one roof! Not only do our clients have access to expert physiotherapists but also our exercise physiologist and strength and conditioning coach, Nathan Walker.


Sports massage is designed to help athletes throughout their training, before and post-competition. It is useful for anyone who exercises to increase flexibility, prevent injuries, and help with healing after a sports injury.


Acupuncture and Dry needling is a technique used by professionals to treat muscular pain and dysfunction, including those related to sports injuries.


Cupping therapy is an alternative treatment that involves placing cups on the skin to create suction. It has been shown to improve blood flow, reduce muscle tension and enhance pain relief, all assisting with sports injury management.


Compex unit is used all over the world to help those recovering with sports injuries and post- surgery. Proper application and programming of the device are essential to ensure optimal results and minimise the risk of further injury.


Blood flow restriction (BFR) training is becoming an increasingly popular training method in both strength and conditioning and rehabilitation settings throughout the Australian sporting system.

Get back in the game, contact Physio Connex today!