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Athletic Therapy

Athletic therapist help with injury prevention, emergency and acute care of injuries, and assessment and rehabilitation. They also develop conditioning programs. Most provide on-field and clinical care of musculoskeletal injuries for professional and recreational athletes.

MORE THAN JUST ATHLETES

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.

HANDS ON KNOWLEDGE

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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STAY ACTIVE

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.

OUR GOALS FOR YOU

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.

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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.

How can an athletic therapist help me?

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.

What is a RMT?

A Registered Massage Therapist is an individual who is registered with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO) in accordance with the Regulated Health Professionals Act and the Massage Therapy Act. Only members of the CMTO are permitted to use the title of Registered Massage Therapist or Massage Therapist, or the designation of RMT or MT.

  • 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 treatments provided by a Registered Massage Therapist can offer significant benefits for a variety of conditions and for diverse patient populations. Whether you need to have a moment of relaxation, reduce muscle tension or attain relief from chronic pain, massage therapy can enhance your overall well-being. Massage therapy can help alleviate musculoskeletal disorders associated with everyday stress, muscular overuse, physical manifestation of mental distress and many persistent pain syndromes.
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?

Massage therapy can prove beneficial to many conditions, including but not limited to the following:

  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma and Emphysema
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Dislocations
  • Edema
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headaches
  • Inflammatory Conditions
  • Insomnia
  • Lymphoedema
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Muscle Tension and Spasm
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Surgical Rehabilitation
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Pregnancy and Labor Support
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Strains and Sprains
  • Stress and Stress-Related Conditions
  • Stroke
  • Tendinitis
  • Whiplash
Massage therapy can also be used as part of a preventative care program. This includes sports training, injury prevention, ongoing stress management and more!
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