athletic therapy

Assessments by Our Certified Athletic Therapist

The practice of a certified athletic therapist includes the assessment, prevention, immediate care, and reconditioning of musculoskeletal injuries. Prevention includes:

• Musculoskeletal and Postural Evaluation

• Equipment Selection

• Fitting and Repair

• Warm-up

• Conditioning Programs

• Prophylactic or Supportive Taping

• Adapting Activity Environment and Facilities

The athletic therapist promotes an environment conducive to optimal healing in preparing the individual for safe reintegration into an active lifestyle.

How Does the Assessment Help?

The athletic therapist, in cooperation with all performance enhancement personnel and members of the health care delivery team, is an integral part of a total service to maximize the performance and welfare of the individual. Concomitant with the execution of this role, the athletic therapist nurtures an attitude of positive health.

Athletic therapy encompasses the following:

• Contemporary Rehabilitation Techniques

• Therapeutic Modalities

• Soft Tissue Mobilization

• Physical Reconditioning

• Supportive Strapping Procedures