What is Athletic Therapy and who needs it?Athletic Therapy is a health care profession that specializes in the prevention, assessment and care of musculoskeletal disorders (muscles, bones, joints) especially as they relate to athletics and the pursuit of physical activity to the general public
How can Athletic Therapy help?• herniated disc • bulged disc • sciatic • carpel tunnel • bursitis • tendonitis (golfer/tennis elbow) • whiplash • osteoarthritis • patellofemoral syndrome • frozen shoulder • rotator cuff • shoulder impingement • low back pain • planter fasciitis/spurs • shin splints • Achilles tendonitis or rupture • heel spurs • strains and sprains
Benefits of Athletic Therapy:• Improved quality of life • less pain • increased mobility • improved health • increase strength
What is the difference between Athletic Therapy and Physio Therapy?The main difference between athletic therapy vs physiotherapy has to do with the scope of practice. Both AT and PT will address a variety of the same ailments, including: • Musculoskeletal (muscle, joints, tendons) injury recovery and prevention • Muscle/joint pain • Limited mobility • Nerve impingement • Concussion rehab Physiotherapist are also skilled at treating cardiovascular health issues such as heart attack, stroke, arrhythmia, etc, as well as neurological impairments suc has MS, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, etc that can affect movement.
What is involved in an Athletic Therapy appointment?Clients will have one-on-one care with the practitioner the whole treatment. They will perform a blend of hands on treatment to release the tension in the muscles, tendons and/or bones, and demonstrate suitable exercise rehab associated with the area of concern. This allows clients to continue their care at home and during their treatment session.
Benefits of Athletic Therapy:
- Improved quality of life
- less pain
- increased mobility
- improved health
- increase strength
- And More....
Does my insurance cover Athletic Therapy?
- Private 3rd Party Insurance Not Accepted until Jan 2023 **
- WCB/MPI – If you have a claim and an adjustor, you are covered 100%
Athletic Therapy Prices:
Introductory Fees (Sept-Jan 2023) ** Accredited CAT(C)-(provisional) ** ** Insurance Not Accepted ** Initial Assessment - $75.00 Follow-up Treatment - $60.00 After National Exam (starting Jan 2023) ** Insurance Accepted ** Initial Assessment - $85.00 Follow-up Treatment - $75.00 * Prices subject to change