Athletico Physical Therapy and University of Illinois Athletics Announce Partnership

Athletico Physical Therapy and University of Illinois Athletics announce a new partnership naming Athletico as the exclusive and Official Athletic Training Provider of the University of Illinois. With this partnership, Athletico will support the University’s Sports Medicine Program for Illinois Athletics.

“Athletico is honored to be named Official Athletic Training Provider to the University of Illinois,” says Lynn Bigelow, Regional Manager and Partner of Athletico.  “The University of Illinois is a tremendous asset to the state of Illinois and Athletico is proud to align with a university committed to supporting our future leaders.  This was a natural step in advancing and developing our collegiate portfolio and the work we can do together in the Champaign area.  We look forward to assisting the University’s sports medicine team in providing the highest quality of healthcare services to the Fighting Illini student-athletes.”

This long-term partnership with the Fighting Illini includes digital, radio, stadium, and facility marketing exposure for Athletico.  In addition, Athletico will be a title sponsor of select upcoming football, basketball, and volleyball games.

“We are extremely thankful to be entering into this partnership with Athletico,” stated Chris Andrews, General Manager of Fighting Illini Sports Properties.  “The care our student athletes currently receive via our athletic training staff is already outstanding, and we see this partnership as a way to make it even better and provide better assistance and coverage for all of our student-athletes. We are excited to get them on campus and in our training room.”

Athletico Physical Therapy provides orthopedic rehabilitation services to communities and organizations throughout Illinois, Wisconsin, and Indiana. To demonstrate our commitment to both our patients and referring physicians, we measure functional patient outcomes and patient satisfaction with national data comparison using a third-party outcomes system.

Our services include physical and occupational/hand therapy, work rehabilitation, performing arts rehabilitation, women’s health therapy, pediatric physical therapy, vestibular rehabilitation, and athletic training. Expanded services include performance enhancement, fitness center memberships, golf fitness, endurance, and massage therapy.