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Injury management and phases of rehab for acrobatic performers.

Updated: Nov 13, 2023

Pain can be due to

Acute - an unfortunate accident, possibly involving others

Chronic - your body telling you to reflect on your technique, lifestyle, workload


What are the current research findings?


Acrobatic Performer's area of injuries (Shrier and Hallé 2011, Stubbe et al. 2018)

  1. Spine

  2. Ankle

  3. Shoulder

Phases of rehab after an injury ...

Acute Phase (1 - 7 Days)

Subacute Phase (Day 3 - < 3 Weeks)

Remodelling Phase: ( 1 - 6 Weeks) /Functional Phase: (2 Weeks - 6 Months)

Return to Competition Phase: (3 Weeks to 6 Months)


The new recommendation when yo have an Acute Injury:

Soft tissue injuries simply need PEACE & LOVE


Reference:

https://blogs.bmj.com/bjsm/2019/04/26/soft-tissue-injuries-simply-need-peace-love/



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