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Sports Injury Clinic Ottawa

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Heal Stronger, Recover Faster

At Vitality Physiotherapy and Wellness Centre, we understand the setbacks sports injuries can cause, whether you’re a professional athlete or an amateur sportsperson. Our dedicated team is here to provide comprehensive care and rehabilitation services, making us the go-to sports injury clinic in Ottawa.
Physiotherapist in Ottawa assessing patients movement in a leg lunge

Understanding Sports Injuries

Sports injuries can range from acute trauma, like sprains and fractures, to overuse injuries, such as tendinitis and stress fractures. These injuries require specialized care to ensure a safe and effective return to activity.

Common Sports Injuries Include:

Sprains and Strains

Injuries to ligaments and muscles or tendons

ACL Injuries

Particularly common in sports with sudden stops or changes in direction.

Meniscus Tears

Often occurring in sports involving twisting movements.


Overuse injuries affecting tendons, common in repetitive sports.
sports injury recovery

Comprehensive Sports Injury Treatment Options

Our approach to sports injury treatment in Ottawa is holistic and client-focused, utilizing a range of services to ensure the best possible recovery.

Physiotherapy is crucial in sports injury rehabilitation. Our physiotherapists develop personalized treatment plans to restore function, improve strength, and prevent future injuries.

  • Exercise Therapy: Tailored exercises to rebuild strength and flexibility.
  • Manual Therapy: Hands-on techniques to improve movement and reduce pain.
  • Pain Management Education: Strategies to manage pain during the recovery process.
  • Acupuncture: Targets specific body points to relieve pain, leveraging the body’s endorphins for natural pain management.

Chiropractic care is effective in treating sports injuries, especially those related to the spine, neck, and extremities.

  • Adjustments: Correcting alignment issues and improving mobility.
  • Soft Tissue Therapy: Relieving tension in muscles and connective tissues.
  • Acupuncture: Targets specific body points to relieve pain, leveraging the body’s endorphins for natural pain management.
Massage therapy plays a significant role in the healing and recovery process of sports injuries.
  • Reduced Muscle Tension: Essential for recovery and performance enhancement.
  • Improved Circulation: Promoting pain relief and reducing recovery time.
  • Flexibility Improvement: Crucial for injury prevention and mobility.

Osteopathy addresses the body’s structure and function, making it an effective treatment for sports injuries.

  • Body Alignment Assessment: Identifying and correcting postural imbalances.
  • Joint Mobilization: Enhancing joint mobility and reducing pain.
  • Corrective Exercises: Tailored exercises to correct biomechanical imbalances and strengthen affected areas.

Get Back To Your Peak Form Today

Don’t let a sports injury keep you on the sidelines. At Vitality Physiotherapy and Wellness Centre, our multidisciplinary team is committed to helping you recover fully and return to the activities you love. With our expert care and experienced healthcare practitioners, you’re in good hands.

Contact us today to book an appointment at our sports injury clinic in Ottawa. Let us help you get back in the game with confidence and strength. Your path to recovery starts here at Vitality Physiotherapy and Wellness Centre.

Our Locations

Vitality Physiotherapy

Riverside South

4184 Spratt Road
Ottawa, ON K1V 0Z6

Client Care:
(613) 425-7700

Hours: Monday: 8 am-8pm Tuesday – Thursday: 7 am- 8pm Friday: 7 am- 6 pm
Saturdays 7:30 am – 1:00 pm
Vitality Physiotherapy and Wellness Centre Findlay Creek

Findlay Creek

111 Shuttleworth Dr. #8,
Ottawa, ON K1T 0W7

Client Care:
(613) 425-3500

Monday – Thursday: 7 am-8pm
Friday: 7 am- 6 pm

Vitality physiotherapy Kanata Ottawa


5100 Kanata Avenue
Unit 3, Kanata, ON, K2K 0P1

Client Care:
(613)- 604-8569

Monday: 12pm-8pm
Tuesday: 7 am- 3pm
Wednesday: 12 pm- 8pm
Thursday – Friday: 7 am- 3pm

Kemptville Vitality Physiotherapy and Wellness


3000 County Rd 43 Unit C4,
Kemptville, ON K0G 1J0

Client Care:
(613) 604-0008

Monday: 8 am-8pm
Tuesday – Thursday: 7 am- 8pm
Friday: 7 am- 5 pm

Sports Injury Clinic FAQs

The recovery time for a sports injury varies significantly depending on the type and severity of the injury, as well as the individual’s health and commitment to their rehabilitation program. Generally, minor injuries may take a few weeks, while more severe injuries could require several months or more. Our team works closely with each client to optimize recovery times, providing personalized care and guidance throughout the rehabilitation process.

Continuing to train or exercise with a sports injury depends on the injury’s nature and severity. In many cases, a modified training program can be developed to maintain fitness without exacerbating the injury. Our team can advise on safe exercises and activities, ensuring that your recovery is not hindered. It’s crucial to follow professional advice to avoid further injury and ensure a smooth recovery process.

Preventing future sports injuries involves a combination of proper training techniques, adequate rest, and body conditioning. We can provide guidance on effective warm-up and cool-down routines, correct sporting techniques, and strength and flexibility training tailored to your specific sport or activity. Additionally, understanding your body’s limits and ensuring you don’t overtrain are key factors in injury prevention.

If you’re experiencing persistent pain, swelling, reduced range of motion, or if your injury is impacting your daily activities or sports performance, it’s important to seek professional treatment. Additionally, if home remedies like rest, ice, compression, and elevation (RICE) don’t alleviate the symptoms, professional assessment and treatment may be necessary. Early intervention can often lead to a quicker and more effective recovery.