Why Athletic Therapy?
Athletic Therapy is best known for immediate on-field emergency care of professional and national athletes. Athletic Therapists use a thorough knowledge of the human musculoskeletal system, exercise physiology, biomechanics and basic emergency care to excel in the assessment and treatment of an injured individual. After assessing the injury, an Athletic Therapist will turn to a wide variety of rehabilitative techniques which might include soft tissue mobilization, physical exercise, stretching and supportive strapping to speed the healing.
Benefits from seeing an Athletic Therapist include:
- Increase flexibility and range of motion throughout the body
- Reduce joint and muscle pain
- Increase in strength
- Strength and Conditioning
- Returning to work and sport pain free
- Learning various injury prevention techniques to avoid another injury in the future
Athletic Therapists can Treat:
- Common injuries from falls, to daily activities and sports
- Chronic and recurring conditions, pre-surgery and post-surgery
- Emergencies at sporting events such as concussion, fractures, and spinal injuries
- Workplace and motor vehicle accidents
Who are Athletic Therapists?
- Recognized by the letters CAT(C)
- Skilled in active rehabilitation that assesses the whole body, finding and treating the cause
- Trained in provided on-field emergency care at sporting events
- Experts in the prevention and rehabilitation of injuries to your muscles, bones and joints
- Trained therapists returning people of all ages to a healthy active lifestyle
Does My Insurance Cover Athletic Therapy?
Wondering if your insurance provider covers Athletic Therapy treatments? The providers below cover Athletic Therapy but we recommend calling your insurance to confirm coverage before receiving treatment.
Insurance Companies that provide Athletic Therapy Coverage include:
|Standard Life||Claim Secure|
|Blue Cross||Sun Life|
|Hockey Canada||Reliable Life Insurance Co.|
Seeing an Athletic Therapist at We-Fix-U
At We-Fix-U, our Athletic Therapists use an active rehabilitation and preventive technique approach to create individualized treatment programs for all ages or activity levels. They are registered with the Canadian Athletic Therapists Associations (CATA) as certified Athletic Therapists, designated by CAT(C). They are friendly, highly experienced, and eager to help you get back in shape.