Physical Rehabilitation

Athletic Trainers (ATs)- What are they and what do they do at OIM?

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By technical definition: Athletic trainers (ATs) are highly qualified, multi-skilled health care professionals who collaborate with physicians to provide preventative services, emergency care, clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention, and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions. Athletic trainers work under the direction of a physician as prescribed by state licensure statutes. Here at OIM we work in collaboration with and under direction of the OIM physicians. We provide the spectrum of care from A–injury prevention to Z–Return to activity -beyond activities of daily living but to functional performance of your prior activity level and sometimes beyond. A care profile may include movement screenings…

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