Our certified athletic trainers work to prevent injuries as well as treat and recondition those with athletic injuries. Fairview athletic trainers work in our orthopedic and sports medicine clinics, on the sidelines of more than 30 area high schools, and with professional sports teams.
From football and soccer to basketball and hockey, our athletic trainers play an important role in preventing, reducing and treating athletic injuries. As part of the medical team that includes sports medicine doctors and physical therapists, athletic trainers help athletes of any age or ability return to the activities they enjoy.
Conditions we treat:
- Achilles tendon tendonitis
- Foot arch pain/strain
- Muscle pull
- Neck strain
- Frozen shoulder
- Lower back pain/strain
- Tennis elbow
- Runner's knee
- Shin splints
- Ankle sprains
Free Injury Screening for Student Athletes
Injured student athlete can benefit from a free injury screening performed by a certified athletic trainer or sports physical therapist. We evaluate the injury and make treatment recommendations or refer you to a sports medicine doctor or orthopedic surgeon.
24-Hour Athletic Medicine Hotline
Call the 24-hour athletic medicine hotline to talk with a certified athletic trainer about your sports-related injury. Metro area only: 952-920-8850.
On request, coaches workshops are conducted by Institute for Athletic Medicine (IAM) certified athletic trainers. Coaching workshops help coaches learn about a wide range of topics including emergency management, injury evaluation and treatment, injury prevention and taping techniques. Hands-on and lecture formats available.
Pre-season fitness/injury assessments
Pre-season fitness/injury assessments are offered before fall and winter sports seasons for area high schools and colleges. Sports physical therapists and certified athletic trainers work together to provide assessments. They'll refer student athletes to orthopedic and sports medicine doctors, if needed.
For more information about certified athletic training services, call 612-672-7100 or visit Institute for Athletic Medicine.