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Best MedBridge Courses for Athletic Trainers

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Best Courses for Athletic Trainers For Working with Athletes with Back or Neck Pain

As athletic trainers, historically our education on low back pain has left a lot to be desired. Since a lot of athletes and active individuals (e.g. factory workers) have low back pain, it is important that we have a comprehensive understanding of how to manage it according to the latest evidence. Here are the courses I recommend for athletic trainers who want to improve their management of athletes with low back pain. The courses cover content that may not have been emphasized in our entry-level education.

Clinical Reasoning for the Spine-Injured Athlete 

Secrets of Mastering the Athletic Low Back Pain Examination

The Athletic Cervical and Thoracic Spine Exam: A Systematic Approach


Best Courses for Athletic Trainers For Performance Training for Athletes

The transition to performance is an essential function of an athletic trainer. Unfortunately, we frequently don’t have information or the confidence we need in order to do this is in a straightforward, systematic fashion. At least, I didn’t in my first several years of practice.  This course series will give you a roadmap for returning your athletes to the performance demands required of their sport.

Secrets to Engineering Athletic Performance:  From Youth to Professionals

Sports Performance and Injury Prevention

Preparticipation Physical Evaluation:  Musculoskeletal

Maximizing Arm Health and Recovery in Baseball Players

Exploring Popular Questions About Evidence-Based Practice


Best Courses for Athletic Trainers for Returning an Athlete to Sport

Knowing when an athlete or worker is ready to return to activity can be one of the most challenging decisions as an athletic trainer. Frequently there are competing pressures from the physician, coach, parent, and the athlete themselves. Having a clear, objective approach to returning someone to sport is essential to thriving in the athletic training environment. This course series will give you the specific tests and passing scores needed to confidently return an athlete to their sport.

Discharge and Return to Sport Part 1:  Know When They Are Ready

Discharge and Return to Sport Part 2:  Lower Body

Discharge and Return to Sport Part 3:  Upper Body

Discharge and Return to Sport:  Case Studies 


Best Courses for Athletic Trainers for ACL Reconstruction Rehabilitation

Unfortunately, ACL tears continue to increase so being up to date on the latest research and clinical pearls is important as the athletic trainer plays an essential role in the comprehensive care of the athlete after ACL reconstruction. This course series goes through a systematic rehabilitation process that starts in the preoperative phase and goes through to return to sport. 

Return to Full Performance After ACL Reconstruction Rehabilitation

ACL Reconstruction Rehabilitation:  Beyond the Protocol

Upping Your Game in ACL Reconstruction Rehabilitation


Emergency Management of On Field Injuries 

Emergency Management of Athletes With Spine and Visceral Injuries

Emergency Management of Skeletal Injuries

Emergency Management of Soft-Tissue Injuries

Emergency Management of Cardiovascular Conditions

Protective Sports Equipment and Proper Fitting 

Environmental Considerations for the Athlete


Todd Arnold, MD

 Infectious Disease for the Sports Therapist*

 Pharmacology in Sport Part 1: NSAIDs and Pain Medications*

 Pharmacology in Sport Part 2: Asthma, Antidepressants, and Skin Infection

 Concussion in Sport Part 1: Pathophysiology, Recognition, & Management

 Concussion in Sport Part 2: Clinical Evaluation and Return to Play

 Concussion in Sport: Practical Case Studies


Best Shoulder Courses

 Biomechanics of the Shoulder

 The Shoulder: Traumatic and Post Operative Injuries

 The Shoulder: Overuse Injuries in Athletes


How to maximize your MedBridge Subscription to get the most CEUs for multiple reporting periods?

If you time it right, you can get all of your NATA BOC CEUs for 2 reporting periods. For example, if you buy a MedBridge subscription in 2023, you can get all 50 CEUs for the 2022-2023 reporting period and then start taking courses again. 

The MedBridge promo code “PLISKY” saves you $150 on a MedBridge Education subscription this year. A MedBridge subscription costs $120 for SLPs and is just $225 for PT, OT, ATC, and RNs. You will save $150 with the MedBridge promo code “PLISKY” and get unlimited access to over 2,000 courses with this discount.


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