|Athletic Therapy is prevention of musculo-skeletal injuires through the promotion of a healthy and active lifestyle, client education, conditioning programs, supportive taping and bracing and rehabilitative techniques. Best known for providing immediate on-field emergency care of professional and elite athletes. Athletic Therapists are skilled in returning athletes to competition and maximizing their performance potential as fast as possible after an injury. Those same skills and techniques have proven to be very effective in treating the injuries sustained by everyday active Canadians, including:
• Common injuries from falls, daily activities and sports
• Chronic and recurring conditions, pre-surgery and post-surgery
• Emergencies at sporting events such as concussion, fractures and spinal injuries
• Workplace and motor vehicle accidents.
Using rehabilitative techniques, therapeutic modalities, physical reconditioning and supportive bracing techniques an athletic therapist will get you on the road to recovery by creating the most conducive environment for optimal healing and prepare clients for safe reintegration back into their normal lifestyle.