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5 Ways Athletico Gave Back in 2016

Posted on by Athletico

Athletico Physical Therapy makes it a priority to give back to the communities we serve through charitable donations and volunteerism.

In 2016, Athletico supported hundreds of events at the local level by providing pre- and post-race stretching, massage therapy, educational lectures, athletic training services, injury screenings and more. In addition, Athletico and our employees gave more than $500,000 in monetary and in-kind donations throughout the year.

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Holiday Survival Guide: Health Tips for the Holiday Season

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The holiday season is a joyful time of year when many of us look forward to spending some quality time with our friends and family.

Despite the fun that comes with the festivities, December can also be a very stressful time of year. Not only are many of us left scrambling to purchase last minute holiday gifts, but we are also trying to find time to wrap  gifts, decorate the house, plan holiday get-togethers, bake holiday treats and cook major family meals. All of this can cause added stress which can make it easy to overlook some of the healthy habits that were built throughout the year.

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4 Tips for Preventing Workplace Injuries

Posted on by Geoffrey Wolfe

The leading cause of workplace injury in the United States is overexertion involving outside sources,according to research from the 2016 Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index. This category typically includes injuries related to lifting, pushing, pulling, holding, carrying and throwing objects.

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Work Conditioning: How to Succeed

Posted on by Matt Weirich

It is normal for questions to arise when an injured employee receives a prescription that orders work conditioning.

Not only is it common for the employee to ask what work conditioning is, but the best ways to be successful in this type of program. Read below to learn more about work conditioning programs, as well as to discover the answers for some of the most frequently asked questions.

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5 Fun Ways to Stay Active this Fall

Posted on by Athletico

Autumn is officially here and it is one of the best times of the year to be active outdoors.

Not only are the temperatures more comfortable this time of year – making it more enjoyable to exercise outside – but there are also many autumn-specific activities that you can take advantage of to get your body up and moving. Plus, staying active is a good habit to form before the holiday season arrives, as your home is likely to be full of delicious (but not-so-healthy) food in November and December.

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6 Things to Know Before Completing an FCE

Posted on by Matt Weirich

If you have filed a workers’ compensation claim, you may be asked to participate in a functional capacity evaluation (FCE) during your recovery process.

Before taking this evaluation, however, it is important to understand what to expect. Although there are several different reasons as to why someone may be referred to complete an FCE, the article below will provide a basic understanding:

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What IS Physical Therapy? Get the FAQs

Posted on by Athletico

As physical therapy becomes more popular, we thought it was a good time to address some of the most frequently asked questions (FAQs) from our patients.

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10 Things Employees Love About Working at Athletico

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Athletico is celebrating its 25th Anniversary this year, and we couldn’t have made it this far without the strengths of our talented employees and leaders.

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