A health care professional who is licensed to practice in another state or country is not required to have an Illinois license when providing care to athletes during events in Illinois if certain conditions are met.
The Achilles tendon may be acutely strained or ruptured as the result of an excessive stretch or eccentric force. Consistent with other types of acute strains, Achilles tendon injuries may occur when the musculotendinous unit transitions from eccentric deceleration to concentric propulsion
I’ve recently seen some posts that concern me in chiropractic forums on social media. Largely the context of these posts is negative and often misinformed. Typically, the posts ridicule athletic trainers. In some cases, the critique is pointed toward a specific athletic trainer. Fair enough. Every profession has a spectrum of great to not-so-great. In other cases, the negative critique is pointed towards the profession at large. These posts are misinformed.