Athletic Therapy

Who are Certified Athletic Therapists?

Movement and Musculoskeletal Rehab Experts!

The Scope of Practice of a Certified Athletic Therapist (CAT) includes the assessment, prevention, immediate care, and reconditioning of musculoskeletal injuries. Prevention includes musculoskeletal and postural evaluation, equipment selection, fitting and repair, warm-up, conditioning programs, prophylactic or supportive taping, and adapting to the activity environment and facilities.

What is Athletic Therapy?

Athletic Therapy (AT) is the prevention, immediate care and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injuries.
Treatments will involve:

    Static/Dynamic Assessment of Physical Function
    Therapeutic Modalities
    Active Release Technique and Myofascial Release
    Education of Injury Prevention, Stabilization and Strengthening Exercises
    Supportive Taping procedures

AT helps to prepare athletes and individuals for safe reintegration into an active lifestyle.

Treatments

Duration: 40 minutes (10 minutes heat and stimulation, 30 minutes with AT)
Cost: $60
Below is an updated list of all insurance companies who currently cover Athletic Therapy in Alberta:

    Alberta Blue Cross (via Health Spending Account)
    Allsport
    Canadian Life Assurance
    CHA Health
    Citadel Assurance
    Clarica
    Co-operators
    Desjardins
    The Economical Insurance Group
    Equitable Life of Canada
    Great West Life
    Green Shield Canada
    Industrial-Alliance Pacific
    Liberty Health
    Manulife Financial
    Premiere Life
    Reliable Life
    Standard Life
    Sunlife
    Wawanessa

Wanting more information? Please phone the clinic 403 348 5100. Or visit our contact page.