10 Common Gym Injuries and How Citadel Physio Can Help You Get Back in the Game!

Are you itching to return to the gym after a break? We understand the excitement, but it's important to keep safety in mind. Common gym injuries can be a real buzzkill, but the good news is that you can prevent many of them with the right approach. At Citadel Physio, we're here to guide you through your fitness journey, and we're sharing ten common injuries and how physiotherapy, massage, and chiropractic therapy can proactively support your return to the gym. Let's dive in!

Sprains and Strains

Sprains and strains are sneaky little injuries. Warming up properly and doing dynamic stretching routines, like the ones we offer at Citadel Physio, can help you prevent these troubles.

Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain can be a real downer when you're trying to get fit. Make sure to maintain proper form and consult with our experts for posture and alignment tips.

Knee Troubles

Don't let knee issues hold you back. Strengthen the muscles around your knees with squats and lunges. If you've had knee problems before, our physiotherapy services can help you get back on track.

Lower Back Pain

A nagging lower back can derail your gym comeback. Regular core-strengthening exercises and Citadel Physio's guidance on proper lifting techniques can keep your lower back happy.

Achilles Tendonitis

Achilles tendonitis can be a real pain in the… well, Achilles. Make sure you have good shoes and listen to your body. And if discomfort arises, we're here to help at Citadel Physio.

Shin Splints

Shin splints are no joke. Gradually increase workout intensity and balance high and low- impact activities. Our chiropractic therapy can work wonders in relieving shin splint discomfort and aiding recovery.

Elbow Woes

Elbow injuries can sneak up on you. Ensure you're using proper techniques and not overloading your joints. At Citadel Physio, we've got chiropractic care to alleviate your elbow pains.

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis can be a real pain in the foot. Invest in good footwear and regularly stretch your calf and foot muscles. Our skilled therapists are here with personalized

Tennis/Golfer's Elbow

Overuse of forearm muscles can lead to tennis or golfer's elbow. Watch your technique and grip and consider chiropractic therapy at Citadel Physio for rehabilitation.

Hamstring Struggles

Hamstring injuries are notorious for being stubborn. Regular stretching, strengthening exercises, and a proper warm-up can help you avoid them. If you do run into trouble, our physiotherapy services can assist with your recovery.

How Physiotherapy, Massage, and Chiropractic Therapy Can Help


Our experienced physiotherapists can help you recover from injuries,improve your range of motion, and provide personalized exercise plans to keep you injury-free.


Our skilled massage therapists can relieve muscle tension, improve circulation, and speed up your recovery process, ensuring you’re ready to hit the gym again in no time.

Chiropractic Therapy

Chiropractic adjustments at Citadel Physio can enhance your spinal health, improve alignment, and relieve pain, making sure you’re in top shape for your workouts.

Your return to the gym should be an exciting and injury-free experience. By following the preventive tips in this guide and considering the proactive support of physiotherapy, massage, and chiropractic therapy, you can safeguard your fitness journey. At Citadel Physio, we're here to help you achieve your fitness goals and keep you in top form. Your wellness is our priority, so let's get back in the game, safely and enthusiastically!

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