Our Licensed Athletic Trainers are skill in Functional Rehabilitative Exercise Training. Functional rehabilitative exercise training helps to strengthen and stabilize your upper and lower core and improve or restore your ability to perform the activities of daily living that are necessary for you to perform.
What is a Licensed Athletic Trainer?
A health care professional who collaborates with physicians to optimize activity and participation of patients. Athletic training encompasses the prevention, diagnosis, and intervention of emergency, acute, and chronic medical conditions involving impairment, functional limitations, and disabilities.
Our Licensed Athletic Trainers are skilled in:
Four Phases of Care
Our licensed Athletic Trainers can help you in each phase of care:
Acute or Relief: This phase can be characterized by swelling, lack of motion, and discomfort. Treatment would consist of multiple visits to decrease symptoms. The important part of this phase is the at-home care which could consist of RICE (Rest Ice Compression Elevation).
Corrective: This phase begins when the pain has been significantly reduced. In this phase you will work on stretching, joint mobilization, and muscular control. This will allow normal function to return in the nerves, muscles, and joints.
Strengthening: The goal in this phase is to strengthen the soft tissue that surrounds the affected joints in order to stabilize the joint.
Wellness, Maintenance or Supportive Care: In this phase you focus on maintaining function. This phase can include making ergonomic adjustments to your daily routines, recommended exercises, and stretching programs. The importance of this phase is the commitment you make to your self and your well being.
Health and Fitness Promotion
Is the process of improving people’s understanding, attitudes, and conduct regarding individual and community health. The therapeutic use of Athletic Training is to promote the importance of exercise for the mind and body. Patients that can benefit from this specialty include young children and adults, as well as the elderly population.
Postnatal care is very important to help the new mother regain abdominal and low back strength and stability in order to cope with the many physical challenges that accompany the demands of new motherhood. It is very important to establish a strong core foundation prior to engaging in vigorous exercise after giving birth. New moms need to enjoy their beautiful babies with a healthy, nourished body.
Our doctors optimize postnatal muscle and joint dysfunction with mobilization and soft tissue techniques for the low-back, pelvis, upper back, neck and shoulders.
Our Licensed Athletic Trainers can design an individualized cardiovascular, strengthening and weight management treatment plan based on your health goals. One-on-one training with weights, balance boards, cardio equipment will prepare you to safely manage the physical demands of breastfeeding, lifting a car seat, and the numerous poor postural habits associated with caring for your precious baby!