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Why athletes need athletic trainers – Supportive Taping and Bracing

8 Feb

Why do athletes or athletic departments or teams need the services of an athletic trainer?  This will be a series of articles attempting to examine the unique and important roles that athletic trainers play in the lives of the people that they care for.

Part 7 – Supportive Taping and Bracing

The skill of taping is easy to learn, but difficult to master.  I have read somewhere that a athletic trainer mentor told his athletic training student that the first 1,000 ankle tapings are the hardest and after that it is easy! Continue reading