Triathlon

Triathlon

Principle Four Osteopathy Practitioners have a number of clients attend the clinic for Triathlon related injuries and all of our practitioners have a good understanding of the sport and who to best manage these complaints.

Triathlon is a sport that involves individuals having to swim, cycle and run.  There are currently a number of different triathlon events that involve the sprint distance, olympic distance, half ironman and ironman events within Melbourne City CBD and Docklands.

 

Review The Injuries Relating To Each Discipline

  • Swimming:  Neck, Shoulder, Lower Back
  • Running:  Foot, Ankle, Knee, Hip and Lower Back
  • Cycling:  Neck, Lower Back, Hand, Wrist and Knee.

 

Common Triathlon Injuries

 

How Can An Osteopath At Principle Four Osteopathy Help You?

  • Your Osteopath will take you through a detailed case history and assessment to help identify the cause of your injury and give you a diagnosis.
  • Your Osteopath will provide you with a treatment and management plan that is appropriate for the injury or condition.  This also includes listening to your goals as a client and ensuring that the treatment and management plan is discussed with you and focused towards you achieving these goals.
  • In some cases your Osteopath may be required to refer for further assessment and investigation and this may be with one of our Trusted Professional Network of practitioners.
  • Your Osteopath may provide hands on Osteopathy or provide you with an exercise prescription / rehabilitation program.
  • Your Osteopath will provide you with a treatment and management program that educates and shows you how to better manage your condition through stretching, mobility and strengthening where appropriate.

To find out more about how to better treat and manage your Triathlon related injuries or to improve your overall performance, please call 03 9670 9290 or book an appointment online to see one of our Osteopaths at Principle Four Osteopathy.

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