Rugby is a physical sport which involves the whole body, individuals are required to run, catch and throw as well as perform and receive tackles. This puts a lot of stress on every muscle and every joint of the body. There is a wide range of types of orthotics which can help you to play rugby to the best of your ability.

What benefits are there from using orthotics in rugby?

There are many benefits from using orthotics in rugby including:

  • Reduced injury risk
  • Increased joint stability
  • Increased protection
  • Reduced muscle fatigue
  • Improved recovery time
  • Reduced pain

If you are unsure how orthotics can help you play rugby please get in touch.

What are the common injuries in rugby that orthotics can help prevent?

Orthotics can help to prevent a range of injuries in rugby including:

  • Ligament injuries e.g. ACL rupture
  • Shoulder injuries including dislocation
  • Knee injuries
  • Back strains
  • Muscle strains

What types of orthotics can help performance in rugby?

There are a range of types of orthotics which can be used to help performance in rugby including:

  • Shoulder supports
  • Custom chest guards
  • Back supports
  • Knee supports
  • Custom insoles
  • Ankle supports
  • Performance lycra garments

Who uses orthotics in rugby?

Emily Scarratt

Name Emily Scarratt

Discipline Rugby

Achievements Rugby World Cup Winner and Commonwealth Bronze Medalist

Orthotic Performance lycra and knee supports

Not your sport?

To receive orthotics for sport you will need to have an assessment with our experienced orthotists. To arrange an assessment or to find out more information please email us at call us on 0161 883 0355 or complete the form below.

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