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Swimming Injuries

General Advice

Stroke technique, warm up and cool down routines are important in the management and prevention of swimming injuries.

The most common swimming injury is shoulder impingement syndrome. A physiotherapy programme of specific stretching, strengthening and muscle imbalance exercises is key to a rapid and effective recovery. Frequent butterfly swimmers can build up lower back problems because of the repeateded hinging here. Whereas breatstrokers are more likley to have problems with knee ligaments.

Every injury is unique, so to help you self manage your swimming injury, we encourage you to first explore our injury advice and read our articles

To greatly improve your chance in succeeding the self management of your injury, our expert team of Chartered Physiotherapists can help. You can choose a physio, with the specialist skills to provide you with a personalised treatment programme


Articles

  • Rotator cuff injury: A Cause of Shoulder Pain

    by Jane Hodgson 12 September 2008

    Rotator cuff is the collective name for the four muscles that attach the scapula (shoulder blade) to the humerus (upper arm bone). As a whole the rotator cuff stabilises the shoulder joint and facilitates its movement.


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For the inclusive package of £28, you receive a personalised injury self management programme comprising exercises and expert advice from your chosen physio.

Included in this price is a follow up assessment, which you can choose to take at any time within 3 months folllowing the initial assessment.


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Specialist physios

Scot McAllister - Chartered Physiotherapist Scot McAllister Scot is currently physio for Yorkshire County Cricket club with many years experience in cricketing, sporting and in particular shoulder injuries. Read about Scot's work as physio at Yorkshire County Cricket Club


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