After a sports injury or corrective surgery, sports physical therapists and kinesiologists at the Institute develop individualized recovery programs to address a host of orthopedic problems including those affecting the shoulder, back, neck, elbow, wrist, hand, hip, knee, ankle or foot.
Sports physical therapy promotes healing, restores range of motion, increases endurance, and helps athletes get back into the game. It combines exercise, strength training, gait training, manual therapy techniques, and education to promote optimum health and maximize function.
The Institute offers a complete range of rehab services, with a strong emphasis on orthopedics, including:
- McKenzie method to reduce pain and restore function
- Aquatic therapy
- Isokinetic therapy
- Rehab for knee ligament reconstruction
- Postoperative therapy for total joint replacement
- Sport-specific rehab and performance improvement
- Physical therapy for soft-tissue sports injuries
Highly experienced therapists on staff
The sports physical therapy staff at the Institute specialize in musculoskeletal conditions, knee and shoulder sports injury rehab, kinesiology and the science of human movement. The director of the Rehabilitation and Research at the Institute is an orthopedics-certified specialist who is also the lead physical therapist for both the Houston Rockets and the Houston Comets. Additional therapists at the Institute are certified by the McKenzie Institute in spine rehabilitation, and two others are nationally certified strength and conditioning coaches.
Whether you are recovering from knee surgery, plantar fasciitis, an ACL tear, or a concussion, our advanced sports physical therapy team can help you get back on track and return to play strong.
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Rehab centers located across Houston
Memorial Hermann also offers over 30 Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation centers in convenient locations across the greater Houston area. The centers are staffed by highly skilled certified physical therapists and equipped with the latest sports rehab technologies - close to home.