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Showing Your Value & Setting Yourself Apart as an AT

Showing Your Value & Setting Yourself Apart as an AT  By: Keri Sotak, MS, ATC, CES & Alisha Pennington, MS, ATC Covid-19 has turned many of our lives upside down in more ways than one. Many athletic trainers around the nation have been furloughed or laid off,...

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Do I Need a Vibrating Massage “Gun”?

Do I Need A Vibrating Massage “Gun”?By: Keri Sotak, MS, ATC, CES, Owner, The Athletic Training Room, Oakland Key Words: Percussion Therapy, Vibration Therapy, Vibration Massage, Handheld Vibrating Massage Device If you are a manual therapist or are a fitness or sport...

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Flexibility vs Mobility…What’s the Difference?

Flexibility vs. Mobility...What’s the Difference?By: Keri Sotak, MS, ATC, CES, Owner of The Athletic Training Room, Oakland Key Words: Flexibility, Neuromuscular Control, Mobility, Functional Mobility “Grab a foam roller. We are going to work on mobility before our...

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Covid-19 Precautions at The ATR

COVID-19 Precautions at The ATR During this unique time, we are taking extra precautions when helping clients in our office. We ask that if you are feeling ill, have been around someone who has been ill, or have been exposed to someone who has tested positive for...

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Forum: A Changing Tide In Athletic Training Settings?

Forum: A Changing Tide in Athletic Training Settings? By: Keri Sotak, MS, ATC, CES – Owner of The Athletic Training Room, Oakland I have recently been asking fellow certified athletic trainers if they believe there is a changing tide in athletic training settings....

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ATvantage Feature

The Athletic Training Room is excited and honored to be featured in the ATvantage series highlighting Certified Athletic Trainers in non-traditional settings. We are thankful for companies such as ATvantage to help educate the public about Athletic Training and the...

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What Soft-Tissue Therapies to Use and When

What Soft-Tissue Therapies to Use and When By: Keri Sotak, MS, ATC As clinicians, we have come to be able to provide a variety of soft-tissue therapies on patients. In recent years with the “boom” of Myofascial Decompression, clinicians have many options to provide...

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