Athletico Athletic Trainers Educate and Fundraise in Support of National Athletic Training Month

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Throughout the month of March, Midwest-based Athletico Physical Therapy will be celebrating the work of athletic trainers and supporting National Athletic Training Month through the following education and fundraising initiatives:

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Student-Athlete Education

Athletic trainers (ATs) are healthcare professionals who specialize in the prevention, evaluation, immediate care, and rehabilitation of injuries. Athletico staffs over 200 athletic trainers in 70 high schools and colleges throughout Illinois, Wisconsin, and Northwest Indiana. Throughout the month of March, Athletico ATs will be educating student-athletes and staff on the roles and responsibilities of ATs, as well as the ways in which athletic trainers can alleviate your pain and get you back to your daily activities.

National Athletic Training Month Social Media Contest

As part of Athletico’s celebration of National Athletic Training Month this March, Athletico’s athletic trainers are spreading the word that “We’ve Got Your Back” by posting photos to our social media account. The public will get a chance to vote for the best photo from among the top 10 photos.

You can view all the photos by clicking here!

Don’t forget to vote for our TOP 11!

Chicago Hornets Sled Hockey Team Fundraising Events

This will be Athletico’s seventh year fundraising for the Chicago Hornets Sled Hockey Team, which is a sled hockey team for youth 20 years and younger with a physical disability who wish to play hockey. The Hornets’ mission is to provide kids with physical disabilities the opportunity, at no cost, to learn and enjoy the game of hockey. Over the past six years Athletico’s athletic trainers have raised nearly $30,000 for the Hornets. Proceeds for all events will go to the Chicago Hornets Sled Hockey Team, as part of the Amateur Hockey Association of Illinois, a 501-c3 organization.

  • Charity sled hockey game featuring Athletico’s athletic trainers competing against the Hornets Sled Hockey Team. The charity sled hockey event is open to the public.

Sunday, March 30, 2014 – 2 PM – 4 PM
Edge Ice Arena
735 E. Jefferson in Bensenville, Illinois 

  • Employee Jeans Day Fundraiser
  • A raffle to win various prizes such as a Bose Docking Station, Chicago Blackhawks tickets, and a signed hockey stick from the Chicago Blackhawks

For further information on Athletico’s fundraising efforts, National Athletic Training Month, or to profile one of Athletico’s Certified Athletic Trainers, please contact Carol Czaplicki at 630.575.6220 or

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