1st Sport Clinic was formed in 2007 by Clinic Director, Ryan Carter.
Although sports injury are a specialism, an injury that prevents an active lifestyle is still an injury that we can treat.
Ryan graduated from Middlesex University in 2007 with a BSc Hons in Sports Rehabilitation and Injury Prevention.
He has extensive experience in working with elite level athletes in a range of sports including international football with Canada, Northampton Saints and Leicester Tigers Rugby Union, Royal Ballet and many more.
Opened at Millennium House on Gapton Hall Road in 2013.
We recently moved within the building to occupy a more practical space on the ground floor with wheelchair access.
Parking spaces are available onsite. In order to reduce the prices for patients, we don't have receptionist to answer the phone to arrange appointments at all times. If you call and nobody is available, leave a message and someone will get back to you as soon as possible. If not, feel free to send a text as often it is easier to reply between appointments.
The area of rehabilitation we cover is broad. Not only do we support recovery from injury from sporting activity but also the areas of disability.
Shockwave therapy is a revolutionary non-surgical treatment and works by delivering impulses of energy, targeted to specific damaged tissues within the abnormal tendon.
Who can it help?
Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy treatment is highly effective for treating a number of issue such as plantar fasciitis, shoulder pain, tennis elbow, achilles tendonopathy, hip pain, knee pain.
How does it work?
Shockwave works by delivering impulses of energy targeting specific damaged tissue. This results in an increase in blood flow within the area, stimulating cell regeneration and healing as well as decreasing local factors that can cause pain.
Shock-wave therapy treatments are usually performed at weekly intervals. Each treatment session takes about 20 minutes and you may need between 3 treatment sessions (possibly 6 for resistant problems).
After shockwave therapy Many patients experience an improvement in symptoms almost immediately while others take several weeks to respond.
You may notice a reddening or swelling of the area with some patients experiencing a brief increase in pain. It may take several weeks to see an overall benefit.
1st Sport Clinic has supported a number of clubs with
members free from injury. Currently we work with Gorleston
Rugby Club and various dance schools.
If you are interested in forming a link with 1st Sport Clinic, we are able to put together a package to support your club or school
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