Village Physical Therapy is proud to coordinate the Athletic Training Programs for 11 school districts in the Greater Rochester Area.
A Certified Athletic Trainer is an expert at recognizing, treating and preventing musculoskeletal injuries in addition to emergency planning and care. An AT meets qualifications set by the Board of Certification, Inc., and adheres to the requirements of a state licensing board. AT's practice under the direction of a physician and are members of a health care profession recognized by the American Medical Association.
Certified Athletic Trainer Requirements:
Must obtain, at minimum, a Bachelor's Degree in Athletic Training
Must pass a comprehensive exam to earn the ATC credential
Must keep their knowledge and skills current by participating in continuing education
Must adhere to standards of professional practice set by one national certifying agency and to a national code of ethics
Attend previously agree upon practices and sporting events
Prevent, diagnose, treat and rehabilitate injuries (acute and chronic)
Plan for sport-related emergencies
Concussion management as per State Education requirements
Coordinate care with school nurse and other health care professionals
Coordinate care with Athletic Director and Coaching staff
Sports Injury Clinic
In the event that a sports injury occurs at an away event or outside of the above Training Room Hours, student-athletes may consult a licensed physical therapist in the Sports Injury Clinic. There is no charge to the student-athlete for this consultation, and a physician's prescription is not required.
To access this service, please contact one of the facilities below to arrange a consultation.