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Sports Injury Rehabilitation in Europe

Hospitals, clinics and medical centers in Europe performing Sports Injury Rehabilitation.

Guttmann Institute

Guttmann Institute is a reference hospital for medical-surgical treatment and for the comprehensive rehabilitation of people (adults and children) with spinal cord injury, acquired brain damage (head injuries, strokes) or other disabilities of a neurological origin.


Sports Injury Rehabilitation is available at Guttmann Institute

Grupo Hospitalario Quirón

Quirón has an internationally prestigious medical staff, the largest in the sector, and is also the principal hospital network in terms of patient numbers and care facility area. The group administers 38 healthcare centers, more than 2,864 hospital beds and 7,500 associate doctors.


Sports Injury Rehabilitation is available at Grupo Hospitalario Quirón

Hospital Ruber Internacional

The Ruber International Hospital is designed as a "whole hospital". thus achieving maximum efficiency in the organization and development of the various medical, welfare, educational and research activities.


Sports Injury Rehabilitation is available at Hospital Ruber Internacional

HM Hospitales

HM Hospitales is a hospital group with six private hospitals in Madrid: three general hospitals, a cardiovascular hospital, an oncological center and a women's health hospital.


Sports Injury Rehabilitation is available at HM Hospitales

Vithas Xanit International Hospital

Xanit Hospital Internacional is a modern private hospital located in the suburbs of Malaga, Spain. The hospital is modern (opened in 2005), and the staff include over 200 specialists in all medical specialties.


Sports Injury Rehabilitation is available at Vithas Xanit International Hospital

Hygeia Hospital

HYGEIA Hospital is the first large private hospital to operate in Greece and has been a leading healthcare provider for the last 35 years. It is the first and only hospital in Greece to be accredited by the JCI.


Sports Injury Rehabilitation is available at Hygeia Hospital

British Hospital Lisbon XXI

An ISO certified private hospital with in and out patient facilities providing medical services that include urology, neurosurgery, cosmetic surgery, orthopedics, ophthalmology, ob-gyn, neurology, general surgery, bariatrics, neurology, gastroenterology and more.


Sports Injury Rehabilitation is available at British Hospital Lisbon XXI

Medipol Mega University Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

Medipol Mega Hospital Complex is a modern medical facility with four specialist hospitals and an extensive selection of high caliber medical devices available for use. The hospital provides treatments in a wide variety of medical fields in its 470 bed facility.


Sports Injury Rehabilitation is available at Medipol Mega University Hospital

Medical Port | Medical Solutions Abroad

Medical Port is a medical travel facilitator, dedicated to connect individuals with the best healthcare in private hospitals and clinics in Portugal. Medical Port makes sure your health comes first


Sports Injury Rehabilitation is available at MedicalPort

Hospital Clínic Costa Brava

Hospital Clínic Costa Brava is a modern medical facility with over 250 medical specialists, offering medical, surgical, aesthetic, cosmetic and rehabilitation treatments in the relaxing tourism town of Palamos, Costa Brava.


Sports Injury Rehabilitation is available at Hospital Clínic Costa Brava

Rehabilitation centers in Europe (Page 1 of 2)

About Sports Injury Rehabilitation

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.

What is sports injury rehabilitation?

It is a safe approach that assists athletes and sports enthusiast to successfully diagnose and treat pain so as to return to normal function or realize optimal performance.

How does the program work?

Sports injury rehabilitation combines treatment with detailed flexibility and strengthening exercises. The exercises are included gradually to the rehabilitation program to ensure that the injury site regains its full function. Sports injury rehabilitation will involve a team of healthcare professionals who will assist in developing tailored programs for each individual as well as giving advice on various aspects of the healing.

Rehabilitation programs understand that everyone is different and that response to various exercises is not the same. They aim at restoring muscle strength, balance, power and endurance, proprioception and improve flexibility.

What are the benefits of sports injury rehabilitation?
  • Mobility deficiencies are improved through tailored exercise programs
  • Targeted exercises are used to aid your return to function as before the injury
  • It aids in achieving peak performance
  • It helps decrease vulnerability to additional sports related injuries

What injuries or conditions does sports injury rehabilitation treat?
  • Strains
  • Muscle, ligament and tendon repairs
  • Hand injuries
  • Acute sports injuries
  • Sprains
  • Tendonitis
  • Foot or ankle dysfunction
  • Shoulder dislocation
  • Post surgery rehabilitation
  • Meniscus tears
  • ACL reconstruction
  • Bursitis
  • Rotator cuff repair
  • Musculoskeletal injuries

Stages of rehabilitation

Sports injury rehabilitation has three recognized stages which are:

  • Early stage: This stage involves gentle exercise so as to allow damaged tissue to heal. This stage is crucial and if rushed leads to poor healing leaving you prone to re-injury.
  • Mid-stage: This stage involves gradually loading the bones, muscles tendons, and/or ligaments. This develops tensile strength and heals the tissue enabling it to withstand regular exercise and strain.
  • Late stage: This is the final stage and it involves using functional drills and exercises to stress the tissue and this enables it to adapt.

How long will the rehabilitation program last?

The severity and degree of the injury is the main determining factor on how long the rehabilitation will last. The method of therapy used also determines the length of the program. In addition, the willingness of the patient also affects the success and length of the program.

How soon can I start rehabilitation?

Exercises should start after the initial inflammatory phase which is usually 3 days. Most times, it should be painless. Pain is the body’s reaction and it should signal that you need to slow down or stop. However, some injuries such as Achilles and Patella tendon injuries have rehabilitation exercises that are not pain-free.

It is important to seek medical advice before beginning a sports injury rehabilitation program. For a successful rehabilitation program the following tips are crucial:

  • Start rehabilitation as soon as possible, after the inflammation stage has passed.
  • Be aware of how and why you are doing the exercises or treatment
  • Follow a particular but tailored exercise program
  • Make the most of the accessible facilities

Procedures and techniques used in sports injury rehabilitation programs include:
  • Bracing and taping
  • Modalities
  • Fabrication of protective pads
  • Manual therapy
  • Functional activities
  • Proprioceptive training
  • Muscle reconditioning

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