Summertime Injuries


Summer is a time where many people love to get outside and be active. While this is great for both physical and mental health, increases in physical activity also mean an increased chance of sustaining an injury. At United Rehab Hands On Physical Therapy, we want all our patients to enjoy a pain-free summer. That is we’d like to call out some of the most common summertime injuries, and what can be done to treat them.

Common Summertime Injuries

Being active and getting outside is a great way to reduce stress and stay in shape. However, if you don’t do so carefully, there’s a chance you can suffer an injury in the process. At United Rehab Hands On Physical Therapy, some of the most common injuries we see each summer include:

  • Bone breaks and fractures.

  • Concussions.

  • Muscle cramps and spasms.

  • Ligamentous issues.

  • Dislocations.

How To Avoid Injuries This Summer

Having to spend time rehabilitating an injury can be devastating to your summer plans. While our team at United Rehab Hands On Physical Therapy can help you do this, our primary goal will be to help you prevent an injury from ever taking place. There are many different ways you can work towards avoiding injuries this summer, including the following:

  • Staying hydrated.

  • Always warming up before participating in physical activity.

  • Wear the right gear for the activity you are participating in.

  • Don’t push your body past its limitations.

How United Rehab Hands On Physical Therapy Will Help

Even after you’ve done your part to stay safe, you can still be subjected to an injury this summer. Seeking out treatment right away after this happens will go a long way in increasing your recovery time and getting back to full strength with little complications. By visiting our team at United Rehab Hands On Physical Therapy, you’ll be able to do just that. Examples of the treatment methods we can provide include:

  • Physical therapy.

  • Pre and post-surgical rehabilitation.

  • Myofascial and massage therapy.

  • Functional capacity evaluations.

Contact Us

The previously mentioned treatment services are not the only ways our team can help with summertime injuries. For more information about summertime injuries, and why you should let our team at United Rehab Hands On Physical Therapy offer treatment, contact us today.

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With  four convinient locations in Ronkonkoma, Hauppauge,  Farmingville, Shirley United Rehab Physical Therapy offers personalized Physical Therapy, Post Surgical Rehabilitation, Spinal Decompression & Spinal Rehabilitation, Massage Therapy, Home Visits  services with One on One care and Hands on Therapy services to the following areas in Suffolk  County, New York: Ronkonkoma, Bohemia, Sayville, Islandia, Central Islip, Islandia, East Islip, Islip Terrace, Oakdale, Hauppauge, Nesconset, Smithtown, Lake Ronkonkoma, Holbrook, Holtsville, Medford, Farmingville, Selden, Centerreach, Patchogue, Medford, Coram, Middle Island, Ridge, Shirley, Mastic, Mastic Beach, Center Moriches,