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Musculoskeletal/Sport Injuries

At Bell Place Physiotherapy we have extensive experience in the treatment and rehabilitation of sports injuries. Sport is an integral part of life in Australia. Injuries do occur and we can help, not only in the treatment of acute injuries, but we can also give advice on injury prevention and rehabilitation programs. 

​The musculoskeletal system is inclusive of muscles, bones, blood vessels and connective tissue (such as tendons and ligaments). Musculoskeletal injuries and disorders can be acute or chronic from repetitive strain/injury. 

Acute injury classifications:

  • Fractures

  • Periosteal contusions 

  • Dislocations/subluxations

  • Strains

  • Sprains

  • Tears (partial or complete)

  • Traumatic bursitis

  • Nerve injury (neuropraxia)

  • Acute compartment syndrome

  • Contusions

  • Cramps

  • Abrasions/lacerations

Overuse injury classifications:

  • Stress fractures

  • Apophysitis

  • Chondropathy

  • Synovitis

  • Osteoarthritis

  • Bursitis

  • Entrapment

  • Callus

  • Tendinopathies

  • Fibrosis

  • Chronic compartment syndrome

Treatment strategies

Manual Therapies


Dry Needling

Exercise Rehabilitation

Strapping & Bracing

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