Understand your athletic training program.
Athletic Training FAQs and Answers
What is athletic training?
According to the National Athletic Trainer’s Association (NATA), “Athletic training encompasses the prevention, examination, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of emergent, acute or chronic injuries and medical conditions. Athletic training is recognized by the American Medical Association (AMA), Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as an allied health care profession.”
Who is an ideal candidate for athletic training?
Athletic training is ideal for any individual who wants to rehabilitate their body after an injury or has a health goal they want to achieve.
What makes Loehr Health Center’s athletic trainers different than other clinics?
All of our athletic trainers have additional specializations and collaborate on a daily basis with a variety of other healthcare providers (e.g. chiropractors, medical doctors, acupuncturists, and functional medicine doctors) to help patients achieve better health overall.
Do I have to be a patient at Loehr Health Center to see an athletic trainer?
Many patients have rehab care recommended by their chiropractor as part of their treatment plan to prevent future injuries. However, you are not required to be a patient of any doctor at the clinic to see an athletic trainer.
What should I wear to see my athletic trainer?
Please wear comfortable athletic apparel and tennis shoes for your athletic training session.
How many personal fitness or athletic training sessions will I need?
The number of athletic training sessions that are recommended will vary based on a patient’s specific health condition and goals.