Athletic Training

Get Back in the Game

Fairview certified athletic trainers help to prevent, reduce and treat injuries. They work as part of a medical team to help athletes of any age or ability return to the activities they enjoy. Athletic trainers work in our orthopedic and sports medicine clinics, on the sidelines of more than 25 high schools, and are the exclusive providers of athletic training at Minnesota State High School League and National Sports Center Tournaments. 

Conditions we treat:

  • Achilles tendon tendonitis
  • Ankle sprains
  • Foot arch pain/strain
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Lower back pain/strain
  • Muscle pull
  • Neck strain
  • Runner's knee
  • Shin splints
  • Tennis elbow

Programs and services we offer:

Free injury screening for student athletes

We offer injured student athletes a free screening to evaluate the injury and make treatment recommendations. If necessary, we’ll refer you to a sports medicine doctor or orthopedic surgeon. To schedule a free screening, call the clinic nearest you. 

24-hour athletic medicine hotline

Call the 24-hour athletic medicine hotline at 952-920-8850 to talk with a certified athletic trainer about your sports-related injury.

Coach’s workshops

Coach’s workshops are available upon request and are conducted by Institute for Athletic Medicine (IAM) certified athletic trainers. Coaches will learn about a variety of topics including emergency management, injury evaluation and treatment, injury prevention and taping techniques. Both hands-on and lecture formats are 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. Student athletes are referred to orthopedic and sports medicine doctors as needed.

Contact us

For more information about certified athletic training services, call 612-672-7100 or visit Institute for Athletic Medicine.