Sports Osteopathy

What is sports osteopathy?

Sport osteopathy focuses mainly on injury prevention and performance enhancing.Thorough training schedules or a high training load can overload your body. The balance between load and load capacity is disturbed. This can result in acute sports injuries. If you do not tackle this in time, it also quickly evaluates into a chronic overload injury

A sports osteopath specializes in sports and can analyze your movements, sports equipment, sports schedule, nutrition, training and biorhythm ... to discover how your injuries occur and how you can avoid any injuries in the future. Thanks to sports osteopathy, the load on your body is balanced during exercise, so that you can fully recover mentally and physically! 

An imbalance can not only cause injuries but also lead to a performance reduction, sometimes up to 20%! This is the difference between gold or silver...

What does a sports osteopath do?

The osteopath tries to identify underlying causes that can bring the athlete's body out of balance. We are looking for the so-called ' energy leaks '.  These can manifest themselves in mechanical blockages, which disrupt the muscle chain operation. But also in a neuro-vascular function disorders whereby  certain regions easier get overused. The sports osteopath will manipulate the acute blockages as well as the long term consequences. He will coach you to prevent the imbalances reoccur. 

Also read: Athlete Performance Coaching

For who?

A sports osteopath is available for both amateur athletes and professional athletes. For cyclists, runners, footballers, ballet dancers, climbers,  etc. You can go to your sports osteopath for both the treatment of complaints and prevention. 

Some symptoms that you can call on a sports osteopath are: 

  • Golfer's elbow or tennis elbow 
  • Heel spur 
  • Calf Cramps 
  • Knee Complaints 
  • Groin Complaints 
  • Lower back and Neck pain 
  • Recurrent inflammation of tendons and joints 
  • Fatigue 
  • Wrist Injuries 
  • ...

Frigyes Vanden Auweele is our sportsostheopath. Make an appointment through our online appointment module (see below). Are you new? We advise you to register for the Sports Osteopathic Screening program. 

LMent: Osteo & Fysio

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