Mar 12, 2018
Rethinking Recovery

Determining how hard to push athletes to return to play can be a difficult call. Encouraging them to play through pain can set them up for an increased risk of osteoarthritis (OA) down the road.

A blog from Board of Certification suggests that athletic trainers and coaches should take a conservative stance in these situations. One strategy that’s suggested is to ask student-athletes about their goals for the future.

It is also beneficial to consider utilizing patient-rated outcome measures (PROMs)

Shop see all »

75 Applewood Drive, Suite A
P.O. Box 128
Sparta, MI 49345
website development by deyo designs
Interested in receiving the print or digital edition of Training & Conditioning?

Subscribe Today »

Be sure to check out our sister sites: