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January is National Winter Sports Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Awareness Month

We know many of you love winter sports, and so do we (although we don’t get to experience a whole lot of it here in southern Florida)!  But you can head indoors for a little ice skating or you may decide to be a snowbird and take a ski trip to a favorite winter destination.

 

But remember this:  with all the winter fun also, unfortunately, comes winter sports accidents that can occur during skiing, hockey and ice skating and those can result in serious injuries, including head trauma and traumatic brain injuries (TBI) accompanied by serious health consequences.

 

January is National Winter Sports Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month, and we here at Physical Therapy NOW can provide you with a myriad of services to promote your recovery from a winter sports injury and TBI. If you are in need of TBI physical therapy in Miami, reach out to us today!

 

Brain Injury Physical Therapy in Miami

The most important thing to know about a TBI is that timing is critical! If you are concerned you have an injury of this nature, be sure to go to the Emergency Room and seek medical care immediately.

 

The team at Physical Therapy NOW will then work with your medical care providers to develop a treatment plan to promote your recovery, including, but not limited to occupational therapy, massage therapy, and laser therapy. We can also help with the mitigation of pain related to the injury, such as neck pain and muscle strain, and recovery from associated wounds and soft tissue damage. Brain injury physical therapy in Miami can mitigate the effects of a TBI and put you on the path to a full recovery.

 

Sports, TBI Physical Therapy in Miami, and Brain Injury Physical Therapy in Miami

Winter sports injuries can be traumatic, particularly when it involves a head injury. Please be sure to take care when participating in winter sports, including the use of protective gear, such as helmets.

 

If, despite all your care, you are in need of brain physical therapy in Miami, Physical Therapy NOW is here to support you in your recovery. As the control center of your body, your brain manages everything you do. An injury to the brain can affect multiple bodily functions and may require a large range of various therapies for a full recovery. Our team at Physical Therapy NOW understands these complications and can provide a robust response to your needs, whether you are struggling to recover from a winter sports injury or any other sports injury. If you are in need of TBI physical therapy in Miami, call us today.

 

We Can Help!

If you are an athlete participating in winter sports, you should be aware of the seriousness and relative frequency of TBI and consider the therapeutic and healing effects of Miami physical therapy. No matter the severity of your injury, Physical Therapy NOW can customize a treatment plan that addresses your specific injury and can provide you with the expertise and skill to help you recover either in one of our many Physical Therapy Now locations or in the comfort of your home.

 

Our job is to help you get back to your sport through TBI physical therapy in Miami.  You should be doing what you do best, and our job is to help make that happen.   We’re ready to schedule an appointment at your convenience, so call us at (800) 481-4582 to receive brain injury physical therapy in Miami today!

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