Certified athletic trainers are medical providers involved in the prevention, assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries resulting from physical activity. Athletic trainers are recognized by the American Medical Association as allied healthcare providers in the field of sports medicine. All certified athletic trainers have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited athletic training program and have passed a national competency exam administered by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board of Certification. Certified athletic trainers must also be licensed in the state of Wisconsin.
Fort HealthCare’s staff of athletic trainers currently provides dedicated outreach services to the high schools in Cambridge, Fort Atkinson, Palmyra-Eagle, as well as Lakeside Lutheran in Lake Mills. In addition, performance enhancement programs are offered year-round for those looking to maximize their potential. These enhancement programs include Get N Fit (a starting block for those not sure where to begin), EDGE (for the total athlete preparation and performance enhancement), and Golf Swing Analysis (for improving your swing, your mechanics, and your score).
If you have an injury, ask you physician to write a referral for athletic training. Many insurance companies now cover athletic training services. If your insurance does not cover these services, you may still receive them on a private-pay basis.