Forward Sports Rehab
Forward Sports Rehab specializes in sports related acute, chronic, and overuse injuries. Our comprehensive services are personalized to each child and their sport. We address underlying concerns to prevent future injury, and make sure each child is ready to return safely back to their sport with knowledge on how to best avoid re-injury.
CI Pediatric Therapy Centers is now offering pediatric sports rehabilitation at Forward Athletics (2911 Marketplace Dr, Fitchburg, WI 53719) where we specialize in sports related acute, chronic, and overuse injuries. Our rehabilitation program addresses injuries that may occur in various sports such as:
- And more!
At our clinic, your child will have access to a full turf field including batting and pitching nets, pitching machines, Rapsodo hitting motion analysis, a full basketball and volleyball court, a golf simulator, and spaces for strength training, agility, plyometrics, and conditioning.
What to Expect
Our comprehensive services are personalized to each child and their sport. Our team works on modulating a child’s pain and returning them back to full function. We address underlying concerns to prevent future injury, and make sure each child is ready to return safely back to their sport with knowledge to best avoid re-injury. Depending on the cause and severity of the injury, each child will receive a customized plan of care incorporating the appropriate frequency and duration of their physical therapy. Our goal is to treat each kid in the least amount of therapy visits to return them back to their sport quickly and safely.
Benefits of Working with a CI Therapist
- We specialize in pediatrics and can tailor each therapy program to the unique needs of each child to get them back to the sport they love.
- In addition to physical therapy, we also provide injury prevention classes, specific sports classes and camps, and strength and conditioning classes to help promote a quick and safe return back to sport.
Common Injuries Treated
- Muscle strains and tears
- Damage to muscle as a result of fatigue, overuse, or improper use
- Irritation of a muscle tendon that attaches to bone. Common tendon injuries include hamstring tendinitis, patellar tendinitis (Jumper’s knee), Achilles tendinitis, biceps tendinitis, tennis elbow, and golfer’s elbow.
- Little League Shoulder
- Overuse injury caused by excessive stress to arm bone. Most common in youth overhand pitchers
- Impingement Syndrome
- Most commonly occurs in the shoulder or hip in which pain is produced due to abnormal contact between bones and muscles in your joint
- Labral tear
- Most commonly occurs in the shoulder or hip that can be caused by repetitive motions or traumatic injuries.
- Acute/Chronic Subluxations
- Commonly seen in the shoulder or knee
- Ligamentous Tears
- Common tears seen are ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) tears of the elbow in overhead throwing athletes, anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and collateral ligament tears (MCL, LCL) in the knee of dynamic sport athletes, and the anterior talofibular ligament (ATFL) in the ankle.
- Osgood-Schlatter’s Disease
- Inflammation below the knee where the tendon from the kneecap attaches to the shin bone most commonly occurring in children going through growth spurts.
- Sinding-Larsen-Johansson Disease
- Pain and irritation at the bottom of the kneecap most often due to repetitive jumping an running.
- IT band syndrome
- Pain on the outside of the knee, common in runners
- Sports Hernia
- Pain in the groin, common in athletes who play sports that require forceful, repetitive twisting and turning.
- Shin splints
- Pain produced in the shins due to overuse or repetitive activities, common in runners.
- Back pain due to stress on the vertebrae of the back, most common in dancers and gymnasts.
This clinic space is housed at Forward Athletics and offers a quiet and private treatment space while also allowing access to the rest of the facilities including a large gym, baseball field and fitness studio.