Health Topics

Find information on many health topics, listed A to Z.

Sports Medicine

Sports medicine focuses on a multidisciplinary approach to help evaluate, diagnose and treat athletes of all kinds — from high school and college team members to people with activity-related injuries.

July

Fitness & Weight Management
Menomonie, WI

Athletes from middle school, high school and college can receive performance training at Mayo Clinic Health System in Menomonie. The six-week program is designed to help several aspects of athletic performance, including:

  • Agility
  • Confidence
  • Jumping
  • Linear and multidirectional speed
  • Strength

These sessions are designed for off-season student athletes to prepare for their next sport. The intensity of this performance training program, added to the in-sport student athlete’s routine practice schedule, may not allow for needed recovery time.

We recommend three-season, multi-sport student athletes consider participating in our summer performance training programs, Sports Performance Training 1:1, or small group offerings. These programs are offered year-round and provide flexible scheduling and balance training with an athlete’s current practice demands.

For more information on our year-round sports performance programs, call 715-233-7753.

 

Fitness & Weight Management
Eau Claire, WI

Athletes from middle school, high school and college can receive performance training at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire. The six-week program is designed to help several aspects of athletic performance, including:

  • Agility
  • Confidence
  • Jumping
  • Linear and multidirectional speed
  • Strength

These sessions are designed for off-season student athletes to prepare for their next sport. The intensity of this performance training program, added to the in-sport student athlete’s routine practice schedule, may not allow for needed recovery time.

We recommend three-season, multi-sport student athletes consider participating in our summer performance training programs, Sports Performance Training 1:1, or small group offerings. These programs are offered year-round and provide flexible scheduling and balance training with an athlete’s current practice demands.

For more information on our year-round sports performance programs, call 715-233-7753.

 

Screenings
Mankato, MN

For athletes entering grades 7–12 in the 2021–2022 school year. These screenings fulfill Minnesota State High School League sports requirements.  

Student athletes are asked to:

  • Wear gym shorts and a T-shirt to the screening.
  • Bring a completed Minnesota State High School League physical form. The form is on the Minnesota State High School League website at mshsl.org.
  • Have a parent or guardian accompany them to the screening, if under 18.

The sports screening is not intended to take the place of ongoing care with your primary care provider, and immunizations will not be offered. If your child has not had a well-child exam in the last two years or is unable to attend one of the sports screening dates, contact your local clinic to schedule a well-child exam.

If a health concern is detected during the screening, the provider will advise you to contact your primary care provider and will not sign the Minnesota State High School League physical form.

August

Fitness & Weight Management
Menomonie, WI

Athletes from middle school, high school and college can receive performance training at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire. The six-week program is designed to help several aspects of athletic performance, including:

  • Agility
  • Confidence
  • Jumping
  • Linear and multidirectional speed
  • Strength

These sessions are designed for off-season student athletes to prepare for their next sport. The intensity of this performance training program, added to the in-sport student athlete’s routine practice schedule, may not allow for needed recovery time.

We recommend three-season, multi-sport student athletes consider participating in our summer performance training programs, Sports Performance Training 1:1, or small group offerings. These programs are offered year-round and provide flexible scheduling and balance training with an athlete’s current practice demands.

For more information on our year-round sports performance programs, call 715-233-7753.

 

Fitness & Weight Management
Eau Claire, WI

Athletes from middle school, high school and college can receive performance training at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire. The six-week program is designed to help several aspects of athletic performance, including:

  • Agility
  • Confidence
  • Jumping
  • Linear and multidirectional speed
  • Strength

These sessions are designed for off-season student athletes to prepare for their next sport. The intensity of this performance training program, added to the in-sport student athlete’s routine practice schedule, may not allow for needed recovery time.

We recommend three-season, multi-sport student athletes consider participating in our summer performance training programs, Sports Performance Training 1:1, or small group offerings. These programs are offered year-round and provide flexible scheduling and balance training with an athlete’s current practice demands.

For more information on our year-round sports performance programs, call 715-233-7753.

 

In The News

Walk-in care for orthopedic injuries in Mankato

Expert walk-in orthopedic and sports medicine care for fractures, breaks, sprains and dislocations offered in Mankato.

July 23, 2021
Sports Physicals for Student Athletes

Several sports physical clinics to be hosted in St. James, Sherburn and Fairmont.

July 15, 2021
Sports physicals for student athletes

Several sports physical clinics will be offered across Southwest Minnesota for student athletes entering grades 7–12 in the 2021–2022 school year.

June 28, 2021
Performance training for college, high school and youth athletes in Northwest Wisconsin

The six-week program combines Mayo Clinic Health System's sports medicine expertise with programming and principles used with national sports athletes.

January 17, 2020

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