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The Importance Of Sports Therapy In The Life Of An Athlete

The life of an athlete is far from the grandiose ideal that many consider to be true. The reality is, it’s a life chalked full of discipline, challenging work, and numerous considerations about health and wellness, including those of which to find ways to prevent injuries and maintain good health so we can train, compete, and earn a living doing what we love. Sports therapy and in particular, sports injury prevention, is at the center of an athletes true focus.

My typical athlete’s day begins at around 5 a.m. and consists of a light breakfast (usually some granola cereals, fruits, a few almonds, all topped with some smooth cashew milk) and numerous types of rigorous training cycles like uphill climbs, interval sprints, strength training and recovery techniques.

I usually come home after running some errands and catch up on emails and sponsorship communications. Yes, an athlete who earns a living as one must treat it somewhat as a business. To ensure you get to do what you love as an athlete, you need support, sponsorship often offers that financial, much needed support. This comes with a standard of lofty expectations that you are at peak performance always and that you can minimize injuries in order to avoid “down time”, which in turn, often spells the loss of your sponsors. Therefore, it is crucial to incorporate preventive and maintenance programs into your daily routine as an athlete. This is why Curastream is a MUST.

Curastream was purposely-built to assist athletes in identifying injuries, outlining rehabilitation practices, and providing sports injury prevention programs that are easy to use and can easily adapt to your individual training. When athletes want to increase their level of dependable performance, they include sports therapy as well as preventive and maintenance programs into their routine.


Sports Injury Prevention = Steady Performance!

Your body’s biomechanical pathways know what’s best for you. The athletes of the world hugely benefit from learning to listen to their bodies, and consider the necessity of sports therapy and recovery programs as part of a great training program and observe a strong sports injury prevention approach.

Training isn’t about going out and running 10 miles more than you did last week – or lifting 50lbs more than the day before, that’s going to hurt your body more than anything. Training is all about sustainably building your performance at an achievable pace that allows you to compete more regularly – good health maintenance and injury prevention are two massive pillars of a professional and sustainable athletic career.

Listening to your body’s better judgment, and coupling your growing knowledge with Curastream’s real life registered health practitioners provides you with knowledgeable content and injury prevention programs meant to boost your athletic potential through recovery, rehabilitation, and exercise therapy.


Steady Performance

Want to know a secret? It’s usually the experienced athletes that overdo it on a regular basis and cause themselves discomfort. A multitude of factors, like over-exertion, lack of recovery time, and increased intensity all actually hurt your performance in the long run because of having to take time off due to inevitable injuries. This is where Curastream comes in.

Curastream helps you to keep your physical health in mind by notifying you when to advance to the next phase of rehabilitation, and gives you the tools to customize and track your own preventative injury progress, making recovery a breeze. They also help to schedule your virtual exercise therapy program, so you build the strength and knowledge to encourage steady and positive training practices when you eventually get back on that horse.


Preventative Check-In

One of the biggest obstacles athletes must overcome is finding someone who just wants to help them through the prospect of an injury with no strings attached. Curastream’s team of practitioners curate these programs and make themselves available for preventative check-in’s so athletes can get back to training to be in the best shape possible for their next event.

When you face problems or hurdles, the Curastream crew is always there to provide options and connect through one on one virtual consultations to help you overcome them.

This is why Curastream is such a powerful tool; it’s like your own personalized physiotherapist at the end of your fingertips.

With the help of virtual consultation programs like Curastream geared towards sports therapy, injury prevention, and rehabilitation, athletes like you and me stand a better chance at getting back to what feels natural; training! With scheduled exercise therapy as well as professional sports injury prevention and maintenance programs, you’ll be able to compete at that next marathon, race, or sporting event with confidence and keep those sponsorships intact!

Andrew Heming
Andrew Heming

Andrew specializes in helping athletes and people who want to look and feel like an athlete prevent injury and improve performance. In addition to co-founding Curastream, Andrew currently works at Trinity Western University as an Assistant Professor in the School of Human Kinetics. He served the university’s Spartan Athletics program as their Head Strength & Conditioning Coach for 14 years and has been working as a trainer since 1998. He holds a Master’s Degree in Exercise Science with a focus on performance enhancement and injury prevention as well as certifications in strength & conditioning, personal training, functional movement screening and nutrition. Certifications: MS, CSCS, NSCA-CPT, FMS, Pn1



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