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A Step aHead concussion management baseline testing opens July 1

By Chicago Blues Hockey Club, 06/29/19, 8:00AM CDT


Registration for the 2019 A Step aHead (ASA) baseline testing program opens July 1. The ASA program provides free baseline testing for AHAI hockey players ages 11-18 and runs from July 1 to November 1.

A select network of Athletico Physical Therapy clinics located throughout Illinois will assist with completing your hockey player’s baseline test.

 To sign up for a free baseline test through the A Step aHead program, visit and complete the registration form located on this page. Please do not call a clinic or submit a Physical Therapy appointment request on the Athletico website. All registrations need to be completed on the A Step aHead registration page. Once the A Step aHead registration form is completed, you will be contacted within 48 hours to schedule the baseline test.

Should you have any additional questions around baseline testing or concussions, please contact

AHAI, Athletico Physical Therapy, the Chicago Blackhawks and NorthShore University HealthSystem pledge to educate the Illinois youth hockey community on the importance of concussion management and to be proactive with implementing baseline testing.