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US Soccer: U-18 MNT at the Vaclav Jezek International Tournament

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Athletico Athletic Trainer Tyler recently had the opportunity to join the U-18 Men’s National Soccer Team (MNT) on their trip to the Czech Republic for the 25th Annual Vaclav Jezek International Tournament. Below he outlines the experience of his trip: (more…)

Athletico Fantasy Football Injury Report 2018: Week 1

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The 2018 football season begins tonight, but there is still time for fantasy football players to make adjustments to their lineups before kickoff. (more…)

Physical Therapy without a Prescription? Your Questions Answered.

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The words “Direct Access” have been making headlines in the physical therapy profession over the last few weeks – and for good reason. Illinois recently enacted a law allowing residents the ability to begin treatment with a physical therapist without the need to obtain a prescription from their doctor. (more…)

Concussions: How Can Physical Therapy Help?

Posted on by Tara Hackney, PT, DPT, OCS, KTTP
Concussions have gotten a lot of attention in recent years, mostly negative attention. It is true that in an ideal world, no one would suffer a concussion. However, life happens. Concussions are thought of as only occurring with a blow to the head which, in reality, is only one way that they can happen. (more…)

Athletico Fantasy Football Injury Report: 2018 Draft Update

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As we approach the last preseason games of 2018, some Fantasy Football players are still preparing to draft their team ahead of the start of week 1, which begins on September 6th. (more…)

Did I Sprain My Ankle?

Posted on by Tara Hackney, PT, DPT, OCS, KTTP
Most people have rolled their ankle at some point in their lives – we step funny on grass, land strange after a jump, or even step off a step wrong and the ankle just twists a little (or a lot). But how do you recognize if you sprained your ankle or if it is a more serious injury? (more…)

3 Reasons to Attend the Chicago Sports Summit

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We are proud to be the title sponsor of the third annual Chicago Sports Summit What better way to spend a morning than meeting pro athletes, Olympians and general managers of Chicago’s pro teams? (more…)

Tips on How to Select and Wear a Backpack

Posted on by Tara Hackney, PT, DPT, OCS, KTTP
It's time to think about back to school! An item that is on many back to school shopping lists is a new backpack. But did you know that there should be many considerations besides the color or design on the backpack? (more…)
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