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Athletic Trainer Skill Set – Part 3, Rehabilitation

21 Jan

The typical athletic trainer has a diverse skill set that they must constantly develop and hone.  This series of blog entries will seek to focus on the skill set that most athletic trainers possess in order to effectively do their job in the traditional setting.  Collectively, this skill set makes the AT a very valuable resource to the athletes, coaches and administration that they serve.

Part 3 – Rehabilitation

Mirriam-Webster defines rehabilitation as “ a medical specialty concerned with treating disabling disorders and injuries by physical means (as by the use of electrotherapy, therapeutic exercise, or pharmaceutical pain control).  Athletic trainers are very well versed and stay up to date in the latest rehabilitation techniques.  These techniques often include Continue reading