ProSport Physiotherapy has built a rock solid trust with running clubs, coaches and members across Yorkshire BECAUSE of their swift diagnosis and resolution to symptoms to allow athletes of all levels to get their mileage and training back on track in record time. This combined with our high quality leading Sports Massage Service and Running Packages it really is the One Stop Running Shop Huddersfield!
Due to the ProSport Physiotherapy unique diagnosis and movement system and our guarantee of 100% hands-on treatment our patients have been able to resume Marathon, Iron man, Triathlon and 10K training in record time and maintain the tight and demanding volume of training required to succeed. We are aware of the need to maintain fitness adaptations while injured and our experience of dealing with injured athletes while maintaining and improving pre injury fitness levels are unrivalled.
Pro Sport Physiotherapy Huddersfield unique methods can be found in our new website specially for running injury prevention and performance. All our runners receive this unique assessment and treatment methodology first hand in our clinics in Huddersfield!
The ProSport Physiotherapy approach to athletic injuries ensures that the patient’s injury is not only 100% resolved in minimal treatment sessions but also their stride length and running efficiency is also improved. As a result many patients experience increased performance due to improved stride efficiency. This is achieved via looking at the whole body and not just the site of pain to ensure we detect and eliminate any underlying issues that decrease performance. We use our expert hands-on treatment and unrivalled knowledge of movement and strength and conditioning techniques, that we use daily with our professional sports people.
The Pro Sport Physiotherapy Huddersfield treatment system ensures that our patients are discharged with a solid movement foundation. This allows the athlete to build a solid platform and volume of training to increase their buffer zone to increase their performance. The athlete’s foundation is no longer built of sand but of optimal movement efficiency to allow the correct muscles to work through their training.
If an athlete takes 10,000 steps in an average 5 mile run but their stride length or recruitment pattern of muscles is inefficient, then overuse issues can quickly develop. When ProSport Physiotherapy patients are discharged their underlying issues are not only addressed and rectified but they are giving unique strategies to ensure they maintain their solid foundation that was built during their treatment plan. This allows the athlete to run with an efficient gait pattern from step 1 and therefore cut time off their PBs from the very first step rather than attempting to chase that PB in the final 2,000 steps under fatigue. The improved stride length and recruitment patterns also ensure that each step is less taxing on the joints and yet is propelling the athlete further with less energy expenditure EVERY STEP OF THE WAY. Although difficult to notice change at each individual step, this has massive rewards over tens of thousands of steps each week.
Many of our patients report such changes as feeling less fatigued in certain muscles straight after a run or the following day. Others say they now start a run like they were two to three miles in as opposed to previously taken two miles to limber up and get into that efficient stride. This means that the first 4,000 steps are now working towards cutting that PB time as opposed to previously slowing the athlete’s times down initially. Others report now being able to handle more weekly mileage without any aches and pains and recovering quicker after runs. Others feel more relaxed and balanced when running.
At Pro Sport Physiotherapy Huddersfield, we use unique assessment and screening techniques that we also use daily getting our elite athletes back in battle in record times. From the very first treatment session we use objective markers and tests to ensure that our expert hands on treatment techniques not only address the cause of the injury but that you are making parallel gains in improving your movement efficiency and stride. This ensures that you are discharged in the right path and are given a package of individualised pre training movements and exercises to MAINTAIN and further improve your movement efficiency and ensure that you are taking time off the clock from the very first step!
If you have long-standing running injuries that you are struggling to shrug off for a while, then let us find the real reason it keeps coming back and address it! Call us now to book an appointment on 07003 400 543 or book on-line now by clicking HERE.
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What Others Say About Us
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"Dave is a top class Physiotherapist who has got me back from numerous injuries always weeks earlier than expected. Dave's hands on treatment approach is one of the best I have ever experienced. Highly recommended"
"Pro Sport are professionals who take the greatest pride in their work. Their hands on approach to treatment and rehabilitation has helped me to not only be healthier and a more durable athlete but aided in improving my athletic performance."
"Top class physiotherapists who I would highly recommend and indeed have recommended to family and friends!"
"I ran 4 Marathons in 4 Weeks for the Laura Crane Trust Charity Huddersfield with the help of PRoSport Physiotherapy Huddersfield. They have a unique approach with great hands on treatment. I would highly recommend them to anyone for both Sports Massage or anyone in pain!"
“I have seen Dave O’Sullivan on several occasions over the last few years and I have always been 100% satisfied by the work he has done and the exercises and advice he has given. In fact, I am often amazed by the way he can work out what is causing what and how to put it right. Usually only 2 or 3 visits are needed, plus exercises done at home. I completed my first marathon 3 years ago, largely due to his expertise – I could hardly walk a week before race-day. I would definitely recommend Pro Sport Physiotherapy (and have done!)”
“Just thought i would drop you a line to let you know how im getting on with the stretches and the core work that you suggested. I have been doing these for around an hour to an hour and a half each day since i saw you, the difference i have found is massive. Its hard to explain how i feel whilst running and cycling now, it just feels like my body is more planted. The cyclo cross is finished now, i done my first fell race today on only six running sessions maybe not the best idea in the world however because of the excersises i have been doing my body felt stronger than it ever has. I have no technique at running downhill and would normally end up with a tight back doing that type of race where as this time no tightness. Thanks for all your help and advice”
“The first time I saw Dave with chronic back pain I was struggling to walk properly when I went in but I walked out more or less back to normal, and this is a normal result for Dave. The treatments are different to any I’ve experienced but my whole posture, long term injuries and problems continue to improve. Although some of the treatments are not pleasant the pain is well worth it for the results gained. If you need a physio go and see Dave and/or his colleagues.”
“5 years after breaking my leg and 3 surgeries later, Dave O’Sullivan was recommended to me after I received NHS physio where I was told I was a lost cause! Dave’s work is fantastic, I felt an improvement after the first visit and now feel better than ever. He explains everything, follows up the treatment with easy to follow videos and is a nice guy. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Dave!”
“A 140-mile round trip to visit Dave is well worth it as he’s restored my confidence to overcome injury, using techniques you will probably not encounter elsewhere. Dave’s manner is excellent, taking time to explain things simply and being available to clarify concerns. Many exercises prescribed are provided by video link with is far superior to the dodgy photocopied exercise sheets traditionally supplied as they ensure you can review and perform your rehab using good technique. In my opinion the ProSport experience is years ahead of the game as it adopts the advances being made in its field whereas regular Yellow Pages clincs stick to dated methods. A big plus is that Dave is also interested in getting you right.”
“I’d been struggling for the best part of a year with what I (and my old physio) thought was a damaged hamstring. I’d heard about Pro Sport and read about their Soft Tissue Release Techniques and thought I’d nothing to lose by trying a new approach. Thank goodness I did….. Darragh Sheehy correctly identified I actually had a partially trapped Sciatic nerve and set about “releasing” it…. That’s another way of saying pain…..but it really is “no pain, no gain”. After one session I left feeling considerably better. I ran at the weekend with a huge grin on my face……I was thinking “I’m back!” A few sessions later and following Darragh’s exercise regime I’d improved again and within a few months had a new 5k PB.”
“Pro Sport Physiotherapy are amazing! I was having trouble with my hip whilst running over a certain distance. Shane worked out within 15 minutes that a tiny set of muscles near scar tissue was preventing my glute and core from firing. I worked on my exercises for a week and returned to my next appointment to find I was cured. A couple of sessions followed to ease my aching muscles now they were working and I am now fully fit to run my first ever half marathon this autumn. I have recommended the company to anyone who will listen. They are professional, knowledgable, fast workers and friendly. 5 star service with a smile :)”