Physical and Occupational Therapist

Occupational therapists (OTs) and physical therapists (PTs) are key members of the sports medicine interdisciplinary team. They assist in the prevention, evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of sports-related injuries. OTs and PTs provide guidance for a safe and early return to play.

The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) defines physical therapy as “a health profession whose primary purpose is the promotion of optimal human health and function through the application of scientific principles to prevent, identify, access, correct, or alleviate acute or prolonged movement dysfunction.” ...

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