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Why physical therapy and athletic training are important — Welcome to the new Sports Med Utah clinic inside D1 Sports

Posted at 2:30 PM, Mar 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-16 16:30:35-04

If you’re an athlete, or even a weekend warrior, an injury can be devastating. If you don’t receive the proper treatment and therapies, that injury could turn into a lifelong problem. When it comes to safe and quicker recovery, a physical therapy program can get you on the right track to healing.

Sports Med Utah has partnered with D1 Sports, which is an athletic-based training facility that provides athletes of all skill levels with the appropriate training techniques and therapy, to open a Sports Med Utah physical therapy clinic within the campus of the D1 facility in Midvale, Utah. The specialists with Sports Med Utah blend high-quality care and therapy with long-term strength training and conditioning to get patients back into the sport of their choice.

Benefits of a physical therapy program

  • Treatment plans are designed around individual patients
  • Patients have an active involvement in recovery
  • Reduce the risk of additional injury
  • Reduce the need for surgery and other medications
  • Patients learn better training techniques
  • Improve overall strength and balance

What is involved in a D1 training session?

  • Dynamic warm-up/core activation
  • Speed and agility training
  • Strength training
  • Core and conditioning
  • Proper cool down

Exercise specialists, certified athletic trainers, and physical therapists are on-site at this facility to help anyone improve their athletic abilities or recover from an injury. You do not need to be an athlete to train at the D1 facility.

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