Rest is an integral component of healing; however, rest does not equal recovery. The athlete needs to transition from the acute phase of healing and passive care into the sub-acute, corrective and return to play phases of care rapidly with a successful return to ADL’s and sport. In addition, recovery of the soft tissues and joints in training and competition can make the difference between standing on the podium or not even making the finals. Maximizing the recovery process begins with understanding the phases of soft tissue healing as it relates to the phases of active care along with choosing the appropriate passive and active care interventions. The application of, vibration,photobiomodulation compression, therapeutic activities and CMT and will be presented to enable the clinician to address, repair and return to function.
This course is worth 2 CE credits and is co-sponsored by the ACA Sports Council.