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Logo-copyAtlantic Provinces Athletic Therapists' Association (APATA) 
Association Des Therapeuets Du Sport Des Provinces Atlantique (AATAP)

Whether you are a professional athlete or a week-end warrior, a Pee Wee level hockey player or a master’s level rower, an Athletic Therapist can help you reach your physical potential.  A Certified Athletic Therapist is a dedicated professional who works with you and for you to meet your physically active needs; whether it is at work or at play, an Athletic Therapist can help you.

The APATA is a not for profit organization dedicated to enhancing and promoting the delivery of the highest quality of care to active individuals.  An Athletic Therapist will work to prevent injuries, and provide immediate care and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injuries (e.g. sprains and strains).  The APATA, along with its national body the Canadian Athletic Therapists’ Association (CATA) ensures that all its’ members are currently in good standing and have up to date continuing education in the area of Athletic Therapy.

Mission  Statement
The CATA (Canadian Athletic Therapists' Association) is a progressive not-for-profit organization dedicated to the promotion and delivery of the highest quality care to active individuals through injury prevention, emergency services, and rehabilitative  techniques.
The Association is a leader within the Sport Medicine Community of Canada through its continuing development, implementation and monitoring of professional standards.
In collaboration with other allied health professionals, the CATA creates a healthier environment that encompasses the needs of the active community through to the high performance athlete.

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