Can we do anything to prevent falls? Yes! By staying active and strengthening the core and lower-body muscles that help us stay steady on our feet, we can maintain our balance and prevent falls. Balance is the ability to distribute weight in a way that will let us hold a steady position or move independently […]
Workers’ compensation has never been more important than during a tight labor market and unsteady economy. The right partner will keep your team ready, and the right clinicians will get them back on the worksite faster. Most people only think about workers’ compensation after an injury occurs at a job site, when the medical, legal […]
Summer provides the perfect weather to grab the tackle box and enjoy fishing at your local watering hole. Before casting your line, here are a few common fishing injuries to understand and take steps to prevent. The tradition of fishing predates recorded history and remains one of the most popular forms of recreation and food […]
While this fact may not seem revolutionary, the days surrounding Independence Day yield more U.S. hospital emergency room visits than any other holiday of the year. Here’s how to have fun and stay safe! The Fourth of July. Independence Day. America’s birthday. Whatever you call it, July 4th is synonymous with fireworks, fun, family, friends, […]
Better Hearing and Speech Month brings light to activities for children and adults affected by speech and language disorders. To commemorate Better Hearing and Speech Month, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) runs a variety of online activities. Better Hearing and Speech Month (BHSM) is an opportunity to share information on common communication disorders. Blogs and […]
All ATs are equipped with the skills necessary to diagnosis, treat, and rehabilitate acute or chronic muscle and skeletal injuries. The practice of athletic training also includes injury prevention.
ATs are trained to recognize general medical conditions, injuries and illness. They also possess the unique ability to write and communicate emergency action plans.