An athletic therapist will do a thorough injury assessment as well as a review of any relevant medical history during the first meeting.
During the athletic therapy assessment, your athletic therapist will ask you questions and use the answers to make a treatment and recovery plan that is unique to your needs.
Athletic therapy in Canada and British Columbia is a health profession that specializes in the prevention, assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions.
Athletic therapists work with individuals of all ages and abilities, including athletes, to help them recover from injuries and improve their overall physical function.
They may work in a variety of settings, such as clinics, hospitals, sports teams, and fitness facilities. Athletic therapists in Canada and BC must be certified by the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association (CATA) and meet specific educational and clinical requirements.