Athletic Trainer Services
For many western Pennsylvania sports teams, Allegheny Health Network (AHN) is their biggest fan. Our athletic trainers have a history of delivering services that help teams play hard while staying strong and healthy. High school athletes, professional athletes, and semi-pros trust our services.
Athletic Trainer Services From Allegheny Health Network: Why Choose Us?
AHN is the official medical provider for some of the region’s top athletes. We are part of an elite provider network selected by the U.S. Olympic Committee to care for Olympic hopefuls. We are also the official medical provider of the Pittsburgh Riverhounds soccer team and the Pittsburgh Pirates baseball team.
Our athletic trainers are licensed, meaning they passed rigorous exams demonstrating their expertise. Some of our trainers are also certified physical therapists, giving athletes easy access to care for stubborn sports injuries. We work alongside AHN’s orthopaedic surgeons and sports medicine physicians to coordinate additional treatments when necessary. Meet our orthopaedic and sports medicine team.
Our Athletic Trainer Services
Our athletic trainers are out in the community at sports practices, games, and special events. We deliver a broad range of services so athletes can stay safe while doing what they love. To learn more about the teams we care for, see our athletic trainer services roster.
Our services include:
- Coordination with AHN physicians and physical therapists for sports injury follow-up care
- Education for coaches and parents on topics such as concussions
- Fitness, flexibility, and strength assessments
- Sports injury prevention programs
- On-site injury evaluation and immediate care for many problems including sprains and strains
- Pre-season evaluations to identify and treat athletes who face a higher risk for sports injury
Concussion Care Right From the Sidelines
Every member of our athletic trainer team is experienced in diagnosing concussions. These brain injuries may occur if you receive a hit to the head. We start your care immediately, using mobile concussion evaluation technology (C3Logix). This technology helps us make an accurate diagnosis right from the sidelines so we can determine the next steps in your care.
For serious concussions or symptoms that do not get better with time (post concussion syndrome), athletic trainers work with sports medicine physicians to coordinate additional treatments. Your care may include specialized therapy to improve coordination or referrals to other AHN experts, including neurologists. Get more information about our Concussion Center.
To learn more about our athletic trainer services or make a reservation, call 412-437-3001.