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Leann Thibo

Leann Thibo
Leann Thibo has been a secondary school athletic trainer since graduating with her master's degree in 2013. She is currently the full time athletic trainer at a private high school in Northeast Ohio. Leann has had a passion for athletic training since acting as a student aid in high school.

Recent Posts

How To Recover From An Ankle Sprain

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 19, 2017 3:23:43 PM / by Leann Thibo posted in Acute Ankle Injuries, Ankle Injury Prevention, Mild/Moderate Ankle Injury

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Ankle sprains are one of the most commons injuries seen in athletics. Although preventative exercises can reduce the risk of an ankle sprain, some sprains are inevitable. Below is a list of actions athletes can take after an initial ankle sprain to get back to the competition more quickly.

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An Athletic Trainers Least Favorite Athlete Trends

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 22, 2017 4:21:40 PM / by Leann Thibo posted in Athletic Training

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Athletic trainers see it all. We don’t need to read magazine articles or keep a close eye on professional sports to understand what the latest craze is among athletes. Popular products, training techniques, diets, miracle cures, and even hairstyles trickle down into every level and league imaginable. Some of the more aggravating aspects of sports culture seem to turn into annoying trends that spread from sport to sport and stick around for way too long. Listed below are a few that are slightly exasperating to me as an athletic trainer.

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The Athletic Trainer’s Guide to Combating Stress

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 1, 2017 4:09:18 PM / by Leann Thibo posted in Athletic Training

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The athletic trainer is often spread thin to meet the needs of his or her employer, athletes, coaches, team physicians, athletic director, and parents. Many of us understood the trials of this profession before graduating with our bachelor’s degree, however, being our young and go-getting selves we pushed on, determined to overcome. After a few years as a certified I began to see how the stressors of being an athletic trainer could possibly not be worth their weight.

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