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Open: Monday to Friday 8.30am – 7.30pm, Saturday 8.30am – 12.30pm

Crossfit and Bootcamp Physiotherapy

Crossfit and bootcamp physiotherapy

Bootcamp Physiotherapy

Bootcamp Physiotherapy

With the rise in popularity of crossfit and bootcamps we’re seeing an increase in a specific selection injuries requiring bootcamp physiotherapy.

As more and more of us are looking to structured groups and sessions to build and maintain our fitness, inexperience, poor training and “too much too soon” scenarios are growing the numbers of associated injuries.

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Common crossfit and bootcamp injuries

These injuries are almost always overuse injuries. These are caused by training errors in the form of improper technique or incorrect programming. Examples of incorrect programming include insufficient rest and recovery in between sessions and a lack of a balanced approach when exercising muscle groups.

Incorrect programming would also extend to novices not being catered for when they first start out. These can cause people to give up on their training before they have even started it.

Typical injuries seen from crossfit and bootcamp are:

Prevention of crossfit and bootcamp injuries

Ensuring you have a balanced weight training program, ideally written for you by one of our S&C Coaches. When developing your program they will also check your technique on the key exercises.

We always recommend a thorough warm up followed by a cool down period for most exercise types.

Treatment of crossfit and bootcamp injuries

In general, so long as you haven’t experienced any serious injury a sports massage should speed up recovery and reduce any pain. Massages can also help to loosen up muscles and joints before training. Manipulation of joints is also a popular treatment.

In general a combination of the following is recommended for treatment:

 

  • How to find us

    We are located just outside the town centre at Ebley Wharf, on the ground floor of the Stroud District Council building. Follow the A419 to the Cainscross roundabout and then take Westward Road (B4008). Turn left to Ebley Wharf.

  • Opening times

    Monday to Friday
    8.30am – 7.30pm

    Saturday
    8.30am – 12.30pm

  • Stroud Clinic

    Ebley Mill
    Ebley Wharf
    Stroud Glos
    GL5 4UB

    Tel: 01453 755948
    Email: mail@physiofive.co.uk

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    Riverside Sports & Leisure Club
    St Oswald’s Road
    Gloucester
    GL1 2TF

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