Athletic therapists treat musculoskeletal conditions using various manual therapies, exercise prescriptions, and modalities, including bracing and taping. The goal of an Athletic Therapist is to facilitate patients’ return to their desired activity level. It is suitable for everyone, whether you want to walk to your mailbox or run a marathon.
What You Need to Know About Your Appointment
All appointments with our Athletic Therapists include an interview, assessment, treatment, homecare and follow-up recommendations.
Prior to your first visit for Athletic Therapy, we will send you an online intake form to complete before arriving. If you are unable to fill out the online intake form you should plan to arrive 15 minutes early to your first appointment.
The forms include contact information, health-history questionnaire, reason for seeking treatment and information for any health insurance you would like billed. 24 hours prior to your scheduled appointment you will receive a COVID-19 self-assessment form. This MUST be completed prior to you entering the clinic.
Consent and Treatment Plan
At the start of your appointment, your Athletic Therapist will inform you on what to expect from the appointment, any possible risks and answer questions you may have and.
Once consent has been obtained your Athletic Therapist will proceed to review your health history and determine your specific needs through dialog and orthopedic and functional assessment. This will allow your therapist to create an individualized treatment plan which they will propose to you.
The treatment may include a combination of manual therapy techniques such as joint and tissue mobilizations, myofascial release, muscle energy techniques and PNF stretching. It is important to verbally communicate your needs with your therapist. We encourage you to let your therapist know if you are experiencing any discomfort or would like anything changed at any time.
Prior to leaving, your therapist may wish to reassess the primary treatment area to determine any changes post-treatment. Homecare exercises and or hydrotherapy may be prescribed as necessary.