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This month, world-class talent is descending on Rio. To ensure that the athletes arrive and compete in peak physical condition, physical therapists must be prepared for anything.

Feature - Olympics

Olympic participation often marks the pinnacle of an athlete's career—the crest of a mountain of seemingly infinite hours of work, determination, and preparation. Though largely hidden from the public limelight, physical therapists (PTs) experience similar rewards during such high-profile events as part of a less-heralded, yet vital, supporting staff. As Rio de Janeiro prepares to become the first South American country to host the Olympic Games, athletes, staff, and spectators prepare for a life-changing experience.

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