Football (Flag/Tackle)

It is common for football players to experience injuries to their lower bodies (example: muscle strain, ankle or knee ligament tears, hip pointer) or to the spine and surrounding areas (example: stinger)

 

To discuss your treatment options, contact one of our sports injury focused Physical Therapists. Call or text 309.231.0676

 


important information About concussions

Due to the nature of contact sports, participants are at risk for concussions. It is important to seek medical advice after a head injury and physical therapists are part of the team of trained healthcare professionals that can treat this condition.

Together, your healthcare professional and your physical therapist can:

  • perform baseline concussion testing including screens for cognition, concentration, memory and the neurological system.

  • evaluate and treat post-concussion symptoms to help athletes safely progress back to normal sports participation.

For more information, read our Concussion page.