Health Resources

Athletico’s clinicians and staff are happy to provide additional information and resources on rehabilitative and fitness questions.  Please ask your clinician any injury, recovery, or fitness questions that you may have.  Below you will find a list of resources that may provide further information.

Active Release Technique

Active Release Technique
ART is a patented, state-of-the-art soft tissue system/movement based massage technique that treats problems with muscles, tendons, ligaments, and nerves.  Headaches, back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, shin splints, and knee problems are just a few of the many conditions that can be resolved quickly with ART.

American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine

American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine
The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) is a national organization of orthopaedic surgeons specializing in sports medicine, including national and international sports medicine leaders.  The AOSSM works closely with many other sports medicine specialists and clinicians to improve the identification, prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of sports injuries.

American Physical Therapy Association

American Physical Therapy Association
The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is a national professional organization representing more than 63,000 members.  The APTA strives to foster advancements in physical therapy practice, research, and education.

Arthritis Foundation

Arthritis Foundation
The Arthritis Foundation is the only national not-for-profit organization that supports the more than 100 types of arthritis and related conditions.  Founded in 1948, with headquarters in Atlanta, the Arthritis Foundation has multiple service points located throughout the country.

Chicago District Golf Association

Chicago District Golf Association
The Chicago District Golf Association (CDGA) is a non-profit association of member clubs and individual golfers in Illinois and parts of Indiana, Wisconsin, and Michigan.
  eMedicine from WebMD
Instant Access to the most authoritative point of care medical reference available, including Minds of Medicine, Clinical Knowledge Base, online medical journals, textbooks, and Physician Reference.

Evidence In Motion

Evidence In Motion
Evidence In Motion exists to elevate the physical therapy profession and the role of physical therapists in health care delivery.  Evidence In Motion is an education and business practice consultation company whose sole reason for existence is to create and promote a culture of evidence-based practice within the physical therapy profession.  Evidence In Motion has put in place evidence-based practice treatment pathways in more than 150 facilities and aims to foster the global sharing of information and ideas and thus advance evidence-based physical therapy practice, research, and education around the world.
Gatorade Sports Science Institute
Headquartered in Barrington, IL, the Gatorade Sports Science Institute (GSSI) is a research and educational facility established in 1988 to share current information and expand knowledge on sports nutrition and exercise science that enhance the performance and well-being of athletes.  The materials and services of the Institute are designed as educational tools for sports health professionals.

 Illinois Athletic Trainers’ Association, Inc.

Illinois Athletic Trainers’ Association, Inc.
The Illinois Athletic Trainers’ Association (IATA) endeavors to improve the quality of athletic health care in the state of Illinois through the advancement, promotion, and improvement of the Athletic Training Profession at all levels, and promote a better working relationship among those persons interested in Athletic Training by providing a means for a free exchange of ideas within the profession.
Illinois Occupational Therapy Association
The official website of the Illinois Occupational Therapy Association.
    	Illinois Physical Therapy Association A non-profit professional membership organization serving 3,000 physical therapists, physical therapist assistants and students in Illinois. Illinois Physical Therapy Association
A non-profit professional membership organization serving 3,000 physical therapists, physical therapist assistants and students in Illinois.

International Association for Dance Medicine & Science

International Association for Dance Medicine & Science
IADMS promotes medical, scientific, and educational activities aimed at enhancing the treatment and training of dancers with the ultimate goal of improving dancers’ health, well-being, and performance.

Matheson System - Functional Capacity Evaluations

Matheson System – Functional Capacity Evaluations
Roy Matheson and Associates, Inc. is an affiliation of allied health and safety professionals who approach ergonomic evaluation, work capacity evaluation, and rehabilitation from a common philosophy.  This affiliation contributes to the long-term success of occupational rehabilitation and ergonomic evaluation.

McKenzie Institute International

McKenzie Institute International
Mechanical Diagnosis & Therapy, a philosophy of active patient involvement and education that is trusted and used by practitioners and patients all over the world for back, neck and extremity problems.
National Academy of Sports Medicine National Academy of Sports Medicine
NASM is the industry’s premier provider of education for fitness, sports-performance and sports-medicine professionals worldwide. Since our inception in 1987, we have received international acclaim for our cutting-edge concepts and state-of-the-art programs and products.

National Athletic Trainers Association

National Athletic Trainers Association
Official website of the National Athletic Trainers Association.

National Strength and Conditioning Association

National Strength and Conditioning Association
The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) is an international nonprofit educational association founded in 1978.  Drawing upon its vast network of members, the NSCA develops and presents the most advanced information regarding strength training and conditioning practices, injury prevention, and research findings.

North American Spine Society

North American Spine Society
NASS is a multidisciplinary organization that advances quality spine care through education, research and advocacy.

Professional Golfer’s Association of America

Professional Golfer’s Association of America
The PGA of America is a not-for-profit organization that promotes the game of golf while continuing to enhance the standards of the profession.  The Association is comprised of more than 28,000 men and women PGA Professionals who are dedicated to growing participation in the game of golf.

STOP Sports Injuries

STOP Sports Injuries
The development of the STOP (Sports Trauma and Overuse Prevention) Sports Injuries campaign was initiated by the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) in early 2007.
The Plantar Fasciitis, Heel Pain and Heel Spur Online Booklet
An extensive source of information about plantar fasciitis, heel spurs, and heel pain.