Athletic Trainers at Bronson Methodist Hospital - Bronson Healthcare
When you have a sports injury, our athletic trainers bring their "A-Game." They work with our doctors in the areas of prevention, evaluation, diagnosis, rehabilitation and other treatment options.

Why Choose Bronson Methodist Hospital for Athletic Training?

  • We provide sports medicine services to Kalamazoo Valley Community College, The Kingdom soccer organization, and more than 20 high schools
  • Our athletic trainers with Master degrees in athletic training, are nationally certified and licensed in the State of Michigan
  • Partnership with Western Michigan University to provide graduate assistant certified athletic trainers to regional high schools and Kalamazoo Valley Community College at no cost to the schools
  • Bronson Sports Medicine doctors supervise athletic trainers at participating schools, and serve as team physicians for Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo Valley Community College, the Kalamazoo Wings Hockey team and Kalamazoo Growlers
  • Conducts free sports injury clinics

Conditions We Treat

  • Arthritis and joint pain
  • Back pain
  • Cartilage injuries (such as meniscus)
  • Fractures
  • Hand, wrist and elbow injuries
  • Knee injuries
  • Ligament injuries (such as ACL tears)
  • Shoulder injuries
  • Tendonitis

Athletic Training Services & Treatments

  • CPR training
  • Emergency Action Plan (EAP) development
  • Injury prevention seminars
  • In-services on Automatic External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Performance enhancement training and education
  • Sports physicals at area schools
  • Free sports injury walk-in clinics
  • Sports-related concussion seminars

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