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Recurrent breakdown - vulnerable athlete

For when that sports injury just wont get better

Have you got one of those annoying sports injuries that just does not seem to get any better? Having a recurrent injury can be frustrating, knowing that you cannot get back to the sport you love because of it.

At Circle Rehabilitation, we can help you with the initial injury, establish the cause and remedy for the recurrent injury and help protect you from further injury and repeated exposures.

Our consultants are experts in sports medicine, skeletal injuries, physiotherapy and biomechanics. They will work with you to ask about your initial injury event, address your sports injury, examine your injured body part and reduce the likelihood of further injury occurrence.

We will help you not only your physical activity goals but also the psychological and mental support that will help get you over this sports injury.

  • Are suffering with a sports injury that keeps coming back
  • Need medical attention for their complaint
  • Have an ongoing injury risk that needs addressing
  • Whose injured body part if causing them pain, including back pain, knee pain, shin splints and neck pain
  • Who want to avoid a subsequent injury

We will work with you to understand how you incurred your current injury, understand the nature of the recurrent injury, examine any predisposing factors that you may have and form a training programme based on your own injury data to help you. We will work with you on your trigger points and assess injury risk so - hopefully - the recurrent injury is gone for good.

Our medically-led Recurrent Breakdown service is medically-led by a team of rehabilitation consultants, who use your own injury data and work with physiotherapy and physical therapist colleagues, psychologists, dietitians and other healthcare professionals to get you back on track.

  • Muscle fatigue
  • Knee pain
  • Hamstring strain
  • Range of motion
  • Skeletal injuries
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Shin splits
  • Back pain
  • Inflammatory response
  • Fitness levels
  • Structural damage
  • Injury recovery
  • Sports injury surveillance
  • Core stability
  • Tennis elbow
  • Overuse injury
  • Strengthening
  • Chronic injury

Our sports medicine specialists will keep a close eye on your recovery, using your own injury data to guide your programme and reduce the risk of a recurring injury.

You do not have to be a professional athlete trying to rejoin the playing season or be competing at a high level to access the Recurrent Breakdown service - we are here for all sportspeople irrespective of your activity level. If you have an injured body part that does not seem to get better, then our service is for you.

If you have a recurrent injury, then we can help. We take a holistic approach to identify injury patterns and injury data, look at any related injury or other existing injury, including your recurrent injury history, recommend physical adaptations if necessary and work with you on injury management to reduce risk factors and head towards a full recovery.

  • Assessment of innate vulnerability
  • Load monitoring
  • Dysfunction management
  • Strengthening
  • Systemic interventions
  • Injury data and injury treatment

Our state-of-the-art gym at Circle Rehabilitation in Birmingham provides the ideal training environment to boost your mental and sports performance. We offer:

  • The latest equipment and specialist sports expertise - bench press, free weights, running machine, AlterG, LyraGait
  • Strength training
  • Conditioning
  • Resistance training
  • Cardio equipment to improve fitness and heart health and fitness
  • Sports physiotherapy
  • Blood tests and diagnostics - x-ray, ultrasound, MRI
  • Physical therapy
  • Athletic trainer
  • Sport injury assessment and statistical model projection