We have reached the month of March, which means it is National Athletic Training Month! Some may wonder what the difference is between an athletic trainer and a physical therapist. Both professions are dedicated to helping people optimize movement to return to and/or maintain their best level of function. Let’s go through a few more similarities and differences of the two professions.
What does an athletic trainer do?
What does a physical therapist do?
How do athletic trainers and physical therapists work together?
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These PT Pro Tips are brought to you by our Thiensville and Third Ward Therapist, Alissa Pearson, PT, DPT.
Outside of work, Alissa enjoys hiking, paddle boarding, playing soccer, and playing with her dog.