Athletic Therapy

Athletic Therapy is a health care profession which specializes in the management of orthopedic/musculoskeletal injuries including the prevention, immediate care and rehabilitation. Athletic Therapists adopt an active approach to injury recovery for everyone from the active individual and worker to the high performance athlete.

A Certified Athletic Therapist, CAT(c), has fulfilled the the academic and practical requirements outlined by the Canadian Athletic Therapy Association. The Athletic Therapist assesses injuries and conditions, utilizes contemporary rehabilitative techniques, therapeutic modalities, soft tissue mobilization, physical reconditioning, and supportive strapping procedures to promote an environment conducive to optimal healing in preparing the individual for safe reintegration into an active lifestyle. The Athletic Therapist works in collaboration with other allied health professionals and promote a healthy lifestyle which encourages complete recovery and long-term prevention of injuries.

Athletic Therapy services in Manitoba are covered by Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI), Workers Compensation Board (WCB), and many private insurances. In many instances your insurance benefits may have separate coverages for Athletic Therapy which improves your rehabilitation options.