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Children and Young Adult Sports Rehabilitation

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By providing pediatric sports rehabilitation, our clinics allow young athletes to receive specialized treatment and screening to treat injuries and prevent future injuries from occurring. Sports play is the second most common cause of injuries in teens between 13 and 19 years of age, and 20-40% of teenage athletes sustain injuries that temporarily restrict play. Unfortunately, many young athletes return to their sport before they have been properly rehabilitated, with a high risk of sustaining future injuries or re-injuring themselves. Our therapists are trained in validated screenings, tests, and treatments to help young athletes return to their sport as quickly as possible, with the necessary tools to protect and prolong their sporting careers.

What are the goals of the pediatric sports rehab program?
  • Safe, expedited return to sport and deterrence of re-injury
  • Improved balance, strength, power, and coordination
  • Athlete and family education and tools on safe return to sport
Who would benefit from Sports Rehabilitation?

Children and Young Adult Athletes, ages 7 to 21 with:

  • Sport specific injuries, including sprains and strains
  • Post-operative injuries
  • Posture and gait related dysfunction
  • Repetitive over-use injuries
  • Balance, proprioceptive and coordination dysfunction
What will treatment include?

Specialized evaluation using validated testing, such as:

  • Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA)
  • Y-Balance Test
  • Individualized treatment and rehabilitation following injury or surgery
  • Addressing muscle tightness, weakness, and imbalance
  • Dynamic, ballistic, proprioceptive, and neuromuscular re-training
  • Education on injury prevention and maintenance

Burien Clinic Information
Leslie Bartram Leslie Bartram, DPT

Burien
(206) 242-5186

To Make An Appointment:

Contact your health care provider to discuss a referral for physical therapy if you are having any of these issues. If your insurance does not require a physician referral, you may contact us directly. Call our Burien (206) 242-5186 office to schedule your initial evaluation.