Athletic Therapist (3144)

Athletic therapists are experts at injury assessment and rehabilitation, and provide immediate care and reconditioning for all active individuals.  Most athletic therapists provide emergency, on-field and clinical care of musculoskeletal injuries for professional and recreational athletes and facilitate a safe return to participation in sport and recreation activities. They also help athletes and active individuals prevent injury and improve their physical capabilities and active lifestyles. Others may work with the general public by providing aid in post-surgery recovery. Athletic therapists work with professional sports teams and in private practice. (alis)

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Date modified: January 30, 2019