t: 01453 755948
Open: Monday to Friday 8.30am – 7.30pm, Saturday 8.30am – 12.30pm

Netball Physiotherapy

Netball physiotherapy

Netball Physiotherapy

Netball Physiotherapy

For those in the know netball is a highly competitive high impact team sport. Due to its high impact, high energy and multi-directional nature of the sport netballers are prone to a number a number of issues. This is where netball physiotherapy can help.

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Testimonial: Sam Lane takes full advantage of our expertise with netball physiotherapy

Common netball injuries

The quick fire change in direction, awkward landings, twisting and tripping mean netballers are prone to knee and ankle injuries. With the rapid passing and catching of the ball finger injuries are also quite common. A list of common injuries are:

Prevention of netball injuries

SWith all high energy sports a thorough warm up and cool down period is always recommended. With a fast paced sport the correct footwear is imperative to offer the greatest support and traction with the ground.

Specific strength and conditioning training will also help to strengthen problem areas. Pilates is excellent for strength and conditioning and suppleness. Kinesiology taping can also help reduce risk where there may underlying problems or weaknesses.

Treatment for netball injuries

As there are many facets to this sport there are also many factors that can be addressed with injury, rehab and lowering of risk of recurrence. Plenty of manual theray will be required and then a structured program for rehabilitation be put put in place for more serious injuries. Treatments may inlcude:

  • 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

  • Gloucester Clinic

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

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