Sports medicine in Andorra

Sport medicine is a branch of medicine that encompasses physical fitness and the treatment and prevention of injuries related to sports and exercise. It’s essential not only for professionals, it’s also very important for non-professional sports lovers and amateurs!

If you already practise sport on a regular basis, you quite probably have already needed external support from physiotherapists or osteopaths. Today we’ll be introducing the specialised treatments our association members offer in Andorra, perfect for prevention and treatment of injuries.

But first, let’s do a quick recap:

Why is sport medicine practices and what are they useful for?

  • Muscle stitch
  • Anterior cruciate ligament sprain
  • Ankle sprain
  • Shin cramps

What is sports medicine?

Sport medicine is based on various disciplines:

  • Prevention and treatment of injuries caused by sport.
  • Control and followup of athlete performance
  • Prevent and treat other diseases related to the practice of sport (hypertension, diabetes, obesity, heart disease) with prescription of physical exercise
  • Tips on diet and lifestyle

We all know Andorra as a quintessential mountain and winter sports destinations. Long renowned for its’ ski slopes and impressive mountains set amongst the enviable surroundings of the Pyrenees, Andorra has also become a significant benchmark within sports medicine. If you’re looking for a centre providing care for, and the prevention of, injuries, here are some of your best options:

Ski or mountain getaway in Andorra

If you want to take advantage of your ski and mountain vacation to forget all your worries and reboot, we have just the plan for you! With this pack you’ll receive the perfect chiropractic treatment to relieve all the pain and tension that accumulates from sports activities such as skiing, hiking, or climbing. All this, accompanied by a relaxing massage as the final icing on the cake. Don’t miss out!

High performance fitness.

This is a physical preparation treatment, also located at Park Piolets Mountain Hotel & Spa, for those about to start a sports activity. We all know that preparing your body before doing sports is crucial to avoiding injury, so if you want to prep your physical state before a particular competition or activity, this is the place for you!

Muscle recovery.

Park Piolets Mountain Hotel & Spa additionally offers treatment for the recovery of musculature, physical strength, and athletic performance. Ideal for all those in need of a recovery treatment to be able to continue with their sporting activity at 200%. You’ll return with highly charged batteries!

Learn to breathe to manage emotions.

Our hectic pace of life and lack of sleep, accompanied by stress and the poor quality of the air we breathe in the big cities impacts our body. As you learn to breathe on this course you can enjoy a few days of disconnection just for you and improve the state of your lungs (including allergies and respiratory problems) while learning to optimize how you breathe.

Skier injury prevention

Did you know that thanks to biomechanics, it’s possible for skiers to actually prevent injuries? For skiers, falls and the bruises they cause are, by and large, the order of the day. However, thanks to this treatment, you’ll be able to help prevent this type of injury and relieve injuries already caused by a lack of physical preparation, incorrect or poor-quality equipment or the inevitable fatigue that accumulates when you ski.

Prevention of cyclist discomfort and injury

If at any point in your life you’ve been cycling, you’ll know exactly what it’s like to experience the kind of pain or discomfort caused in pursuit of this particular physical activity and quite possibly be familiar with some of the injuries. This is why, over the last few years, Podoactiva has worked to develop new techniques and tools specifically to improve the prevention of aches and injuries to cyclists.

Biomechanical study of the foot – runners injuries.

Running is currently one of the fastest growing sports. No surprise, therefore, to learn that the number of running injuries has also increased. Over time a poor running technique can have a very high impact on our feet, knees and muscles. Ideal treatment for runners.

Nasal health and quality of life

Many people overlook the importance of nasal health and its impact on our health. Which is why this course, taught by the Maria Colomé Rhinology Clinic, focused on improved nasal health, and breathing, is perfect if you want to improve your well-being.

A golden opportunity to enjoy a fully performing nose thanks to a preventative treatment.

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