Athletic trainers are health care providers highly trained in injury prevention, examination, diagnosis, and treatment/rehabilitation in order to return their patients to their sport/everyday activities. They are also highly trained to act confidently in immediate and emergency care. Certification requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training, passage of the Board of Certification’s national exam, and maintenance of certification requirements. An athletic trainer can work in a wide variety of career fields. For more information on athletic training and what it entails, please visit:
The National Athletic Trainers Association
Jerome and Wendell Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Clinics employ athletic trainers to provide services to Jerome High School, Wendell High School and other schools throughout Gooding County. Not only are they present at school sponsored athletic events to respond to various medical situations, but our athletic trainers are also available to provide therapeutic services to student-athletes at the school during most practice times.
Moreover, athletic trainers are highly trained in concussion recognition, management, and return-to-learn and play protocols. They follow state laws regarding concussions and are committed to returning student-athletes to their school and sport safely. For more information on appropriate care for concussed athletes please visit:
The Center for Disease Control
Contact our certified athletic trainers today at 208-324-3090 for your injury needs in Jerome County or 208-536-3090 for Gooding County.