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Athletic therapy: Keeping industrial athletes fit for work

Typically, after the initial question of, “what is an Athletic Therapist?” the next question I get is if a person needs to be an athlete to see us. People seem to forget that athletes aren’t just built in the gym or on the playing field. When I was in school for Athletic Therapy, I was

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I have a concussion, now what?

What is a concussion? A concussion is a brain injury that happens when the brain hits the walls of the skull. You can get a concussion without even hitting your head. There are many symptoms that can occur following a concussion such as headache, pressure in the head, fogginess, sensitivity to light and noise, and

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The many health benefits of physical activity

It is well documented that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a toll not only on the physical health of the population, but also a widespread toll on individual’s mental health. The good news is that methods to improve physical health have the added benefit of also improving mental health. One such method is physical activity.

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Three myths about athletic therapy debunked

Have you ever asked yourself one of the following questions?  Before I book an appointment with an Athletic Therapist… “… do I need to see myself as an athlete?”  “…do I need to have a new injury?”  “…do I need a referral or imaging?” Let us bust these myths for you!  Myth 1: “Do I

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Whitney Dikoume: What being an athletic therapist means to me

Athletic therapy is a healthcare profession that can often be overlooked even though it has so much to offer the rehabilitation world. Athletic therapists have an in-depth knowledge of the musculoskeletal system and how it works in conjunction with the nervous systems in our body.  Athletic therapists can and do work in diverse environments, however

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