Athletic therapists specialize in injury prevention, emergency and acute care of injuries, as well as assessment and rehabilitation. They are trained to develop conditioning programs tailored to the needs of athletes. In addition to providing on-field and clinical care of musculoskeletal injuries for both professional and recreational athletes, athletic therapists are also involved in the design and implementation of injury prevention programs. Their expertise is focused on improving the overall physical health and well-being of athletes, allowing them to perform at their best and achieve their goals.
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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.
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- What is Athletic Therapy?
- How can an Athletic Therapist help me?
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- What the benefits of massage therapy?
- What conditions does massage treat?
What is Athletic Therapy?
How can an athletic therapist help me?
What is a RMT?
- A Registered Massage Therapist:
- Is registered with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO)
- Has completed competency-based education at a recognized school of massage therapy
- Has successfully completed examinations to ensure that they have the necessary competencies safely and effectively offer massage therapy care
- Maintains their registration by participating in continuing education and a quality assurance program to ensure they maintain their high professional standards and quality of care
What are the benefits of massage therapy?
Massage therapy can be an important part of your health maintenance plan by:
- Reducing or eliminating pain
- Improving joint mobility
- Improving lymphatic drainage
- Reducing muscular tension
- Massage therapy can treat both acute and chronic conditions. RMTs work with a wide variety of patients in the treatment of illness, injury, rehabilitation and disability.
What conditions does massage treat?
- Anxiety and Depression
- Asthma and Emphysema
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
- Inflammatory Conditions
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Muscle Tension and Spasm
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Plantar Fasciitis
- Post-Surgical Rehabilitation
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Pregnancy and Labor Support
- Sports Injuries
- Strains and Sprains
- Stress and Stress-Related Conditions