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Stretches to Keep Santa Injury-Free on Christmas Eve

Posted on by Athletico
Santa Clause may only work one night a year, but his job is so important that he cannot risk injury during his journey across the globe to deliver gifts on Christmas Eve. (more…)

Athletico Fantasy Football Injury Report: Week 16

Posted on by Athletico
It’s the second to last week of the NFL season, which means that any fantasy football players with a team still in the running will need to secure one more win to be the champion of their league this year. (more…)

Team Work: Programmed to Provide Better Outcomes

Posted on by Anne Bierman, PT, DPT, SCS
Through specialized practice, Athletico is able to better serve our industrial customers and patients. This is because Athletico offers a variety of clinical programs to support therapists and athletic trainers who have profound interest and passion in niche specialty practice. Within each program are clinical pathways for professional development that include and are not limited to mentoring opportunities, internal/external coursework for skill development, relationship building via physician observation, community outreach events and marketing support in order to develop a skillset from entry-level to master clinician. (more…)

Stretch of the Week: Supine Trapezius Stretch

Posted on by Rachel Lackowski
For the third week of December we will be performing a Supine Trapezius Stretch. Supine means lying face up, so this stretch will be performed on the floor. It will stretch your Trapezius muscle, the smaller muscles along the side of your neck, and muscles of the chest. (more…)

Athletico Fantasy Football Injury Report: Week 15

Posted on by Athletico
Fantasy football teams that have made it to the playoffs have no room for errors as we approach week 15 of the NFL season. (more…)

Stretch of the Week: Self Trapezius Traction Stretch

Posted on by Rachel Lackowski
For the second week of December, we will be performing the Self Trapezius Traction Stretch. You will feel this stretch in your upper trapezius, the muscles in the side of your neck and also a little bit into your bicep. (more…)

Preventing Injuries for First Responders

Posted on by Athletico
Paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians incur work-related musculosketal (WRMSDs) disorders in numbers significantly higher than the general working population. (more…)

The Common Cold: When Athletes Should & Should Not Train

Posted on by Tara Hackney, PT, DPT, OCS, KTTP
It is estimated that the average adult has between 1 and 6 colds each year,1 but athletes who engage in heavy training and competition may suffer more frequent colds.2 (more…)
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