Sports Condition – Badminton

Badminton players need to be able to move in all directions and change directions quickly, smoothly and efficiently. The player needs to be in control of their ankles, knees, hips, back and shoulders, all at the same time. The structures of the shoulder are also vulnerable to overuse injury, particularly the tendons. Younger badminton players also struggle with injuries and pain in their knees, hips, shins and feet. Achilles tendon ruptures are also fairly common within this sport. Other injuries include patellofemoral pain syndrome, Jumper’s knee, Collateral ligament injuries, Medial tibial stress syndrome (shin splints), Ankle sprain, Thrower’s shoulder, Plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendon rupture.

Physiotherapy can help with Badminton condition by

  • Accessing and determining cause of the Badminton Injury
  • Pain management
  • Specific therapies such as Shockwave therapy to provide healing & restoration specific body part
  • Stretching and Strengthening exercise programs
  • Soft tissue manipulation
  • Sports therapy