Certified Athletic Therapists are best known for their quick-thinking, on-field emergency care of professional and elite athletes. The first to respond when someone gets hurt, they are experts at injury assessment and rehabilitation. It’s that same mix of on-site care and active rehabilitation skills that makes Athletic Therapists so effective in treating the musculoskeletal (muscles, bones, and joints) injuries of all Canadians, whether on the field or in the clinic.
Athletic therapists adhere to the Sports Medicine Model of care. They treat a wide range of patients, from kids with concussions to seniors recovering from hip replacement surgery, using various manual therapies, modalities, exercise prescription and even bracing and taping. The treatment varies but the objective doesn’t: an Athletic Therapist’s goal is to help clients return to their usual activities, whether that means playing competitive sports or walking to the mailbox and back.
Athletic Therapy with Esteban Clavijo
Assessments: An advanced orthopaedic assessment of musculoskeletal injuries. Esteban will evaluate the alignment of your pelvis, spine, and other bones and joints as they relate to the muscles, tendons, and ligaments. He will perform special tests to determine the underlying cause to the problem, not just assess the symptoms. This hour will include not only an assessment but initial treatment procedures and recommendations.
Fee: $84.07 + HST
Treatments: Estaban uses soft tissue massage, joint mobilizations, muscle energy, and progressive strength exercises to treat injuries. Ultrasound, IFC, and muscles stimulation may also be used if necessary. Esteban specializes in advanced exercises and periodization of building your program so that you can return to your activity or sport faster and better than you were before.
One hour visit: $75.22 + HST
30 minute visit: $53.10 + HST