Gymnastics

The gymnastics program at the Institute for Athletic Medicine offers specialized exercise programs to help treat or prevent problems. Our therapists work with you and your physician to develop an exercise and treatment plan that’s tailored to your needs and gets you back to the mat as quickly as possible.

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No referral needed! Call 612-672-7100 or request an appointment online

We use a multidisciplinary approach to treatment that includes:

  • Gymnastics-specific muscle imbalance assessment, including flexibility and strength testing
  • A biomechanical assessment identifying malalignment or imbalance and other compensatory mechanisms
  • Motion analysis of gymnastics-specific movements
  • Analysis of foot structure and mechanics
  • An exercise prescription that’s specific to the unique needs of gymnastics and enhances your strength and flexibility.
Conditions we treat:
  • Lumbar spine pathology
    • Spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and strains
    • Disc pathology
  • Hip pathology
    • Impingement
    • Strains
    • Labral tears
    • Apophysitis (growth plate inflammation)
  • Knee pathology
    • Patellofemoral pain syndrome
    • Knee pain
    • Osgood-Schlatter disease
    • Ligament injury
  • Foot/Ankle pathology
    • Ligament sprain/tear
    • Achilles tendinopathy
    • Sever’s disease (growth plate inflammation)
    • Impingement
    • Os trigonum
    • Sesamoiditis
    • FHL tenosynovitis
  • Post-op rehab
  • Post-fracture
  • Issues that arise with adolescent growth
Scheduling

To schedule an appointment with a gymnastics specialist, please call 612-672-7100.