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What is Athletic Therapy?

Athletic therapy is essentially prevention, care and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injuries by a qualified athletic therapist. It involves screening for the problem, and identifying potential problems which can become progressively worse down the road. There is also an education aspect where patients can learn to identify these early problems by their own.

Athletic therapy can help you if you play sport or are trying to keep active, they can help you prevent and treat strains, sprains or sport injuries. We can help everyone who is trying to stay active and healthy through sport or activities.

Certified Athletic Therapy is a part of our healthcare team that specializes in the assessment and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries related to sport, work and active lifestyles. They must have fulfilled all the practical and academic requirements set forth by the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association, including the completion of comprehensive theory and practical exams.

What Conditions do Athletic Therapists Treat?

Many people in professional and amateur sports have an athletic therapist, massage therapist, physiotherapy or a chiropractor for assessment, adjustment, guidance and treatment to get peak performance. We treat all sorts of conditions involving:

  • Pains in The Body (Back, Neck, Shoulder, Knees, Ankle, etc.).
  • Work Injuries.
  • Sports Injuries (sprain, sprains, tears, etc.).
  • Motor Vehicle Injuries.
  • Repetitive Motion Injuries.
  • Pre/Post Surgery

How Can Athletic Therapy Help You?

Our athletic therapy provider will assesses injuries and conditions using contemporary rehabilitative techniques, therapeutic modalities, soft tissue and joint mobilization, physical reconditioning programs and supportive strapping or taping procedures to promote optimal healing. Additionally, they are also trained in on field immediate care of athletic injuries including injury assessment, basic emergency life support and first aid, recognition and management of acute traumatic dysfunction, proper equipment removal and their subsequent safe return to play.

Athletic therapists can not only help their patients with the healing process, but also educate individuals to prevent problems in the future from occurring. This can involve information on how to properly warm-up, conditioning programs, supportive taping and how to adapt to different environments and facilities. At the end of the day, it is your well-being which matters the most.

  • Play at your peak performance.
  • Enhance your strength and flexibility
  • Improve your balance or conditioning.
  • Get into shape and train safely with us.

What Athletic Therapy Treatments are There?

Our athletic therapy provider will assesses injuries and conditions using contemporary rehabilitative techniques, therapeutic modalities, soft tissue and joint mobilization, physical reconditioning programs and supportive strapping or taping procedures to promote optimal healing. Additionally, they are also trained in on field immediate care of athletic injuries including injury assessment, basic emergency life support and first aid, recognition and management of acute traumatic dysfunction, proper equipment removal and their subsequent safe return to play.

  • Rehabilitative Techniques.
  • Therapeutic Modalities.
  • Soft Tissue Mobilization.
  • Physical Reconditioning.
  • Postural Correction.
  • Ultrasound.
  • Interferential Current.

Athletic Therapy at MyHealth Care Centre

More and more individuals are becoming more active, due to this, more and more individuals will begin to have injuries. It is vital for athletic therapists to help individuals with these injuries to allow them to return to their usual activities, albeit competing in sports or simply walking up the stairs. Athletic therapists at MyHealth Care Centre understand the diverse needs of individuals and are able to address the wide variety of patients, from children to the elderly.

All our athletic therapists are fully certified and specialize in the assessment and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries related to sport, work and active lifestyles. They have fulfilled all the practical and academic requirements set forth by the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association, including the completion of comprehensive theory and practical exams.  We treat professionals and amateurs. If you play sport or are trying to keep active, our athletic therapists can help you prevent and treat strains, sprains or sport injuries. We can help everyone who is trying to stay active and healthy through sport or activities.

Your body can generate large amounts of strength and stamina, our certified therapists can help you regain your full strength and help you bounce back after an injury. Pain should not prevent you from enjoying life. At MyHealth Care Centre, our most important goal is to allow individuals to live life pain free and have a good sense of control over their health. This in addition to the advanced techniques MyHealth Care Centre has to offer will allow patients to maximize their quality of life as well as allow them to experience life to their fullest.

We invite you to discover athletic therapy at our Mississauga athletic therapy clinics.

     
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