Athletic Training & Sports Medicine
The Rehabilitation Department at OSF St. Francis Hospital & Medical Group offers athletic training services, with two certified athletic trainers educated in the care, prevention and rehabilitation of athletic injuries.
Athletic trainers see patients for musculoskeletal/orthopedic injuries ranging from sprains, strains and contusions to arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery.
The goal is to return the athlete to competitive activities as quickly and as safely possible.
- Cybex rehabilitation and testing
- KT 1000
- Functional/sport specific activities
- Brace measurement
- Aerobic conditioning
- Therapeutic modality - ultrasound, electrical stimulation
Working with Local Teams
Our certified athletic trainers also travel to area high schools free of charge to provide injury evaluation and recommendations, game coverage and education for both athletes and coaches.
This teamwork environment involving the athlete, athletic trainer and coaches has proven to provide a safer playing environment and a higher level of medical care.