Getting Back on the Field

  title={Getting Back on the Field},
  author={Edward M. Wojtys},
  booktitle={Sports health},
R eturning an injured or ill athlete safely to practice and, eventually, competition is a crucial role of the team physician. This process usually relies on the daily care and monitoring of athletic trainers and/or physical therapists. Individual athletes all have their strengths and weaknesses. Some tolerate pain and discomfort without a hint of a problem, all in an effort to return to their sport. These individuals are often fun to treat but require the utmost caution and care because they… CONTINUE READING