Orthopedics & Orthopedic Surgery
Through our Sports Medicine Program, licensed athletic trainers (L.A.T.) provide athletic outreach services to area college athletes. They evaluate injuries sustained by athletes during school-sponsored athletic programs. This includes care of acute injuries, management of chronic injuries, rehabilitation follow-up and consultation for injury prevention.
- They provide weekly consultations with student-athletes at their assigned schools when school is in session.
- They provide coverage at select home games. Contact sports take priority when there are schedule conflicts, The school’s athletic director assists with prioritization of event coverage when needed.
- Communication between the athlete’s coach, athletic trainer, physical therapist or physician will occur as appropriate to ensure continuity of care.