It is common for basketball players to experience injuries to both their upper and lower bodies. Injuries can be acute, occurring suddenly during a game or practice (example: ankle sprain, finger jam), or related to overuse over the course of a season (example: stress fracture in foot or shin, patellar tendonitis in knee).
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.