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Category: Athletic Therapy

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Athletic Therapy
AATA Staff

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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Athletic Therapy
AATA Staff

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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Myth vs fact
Athletic Therapy
AATA Staff

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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Athletic Therapy
AATA Staff

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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hiker, backpacker, backpacking
Athletic Therapy
AATA Staff

Five tips for an injury-free and fun summer hiking season

So, you want to start hiking this summer? Since the pandemic started, many of us have been staying close to home and cannot wait to get outside. Hiking is a great physical activity to improve your cardiorespiratory fitness, and improve bone heart and mental health. We are incredibly lucky to have easy access to spectacular

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