Athletic Health

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Cumberland Healthcare is proud to offer comprehensive athletic training services to the community. Our licensed athletic trainers are health care professionals who collaborate with physicians, EMT’s, physical therapists, and occupational therapists, in preventing, diagnosing, treating and rehabilitating various medical conditions involving sports injury or physical limitation.

Our athletic health team has been providing game coverage, education on injury prevention and injury management for over 30 years for our local schools. Every home varsity game or event for the Cumberland, Turtle Lake and Prairie Farm School Districts is able to be attended by one of our athletic health professionals. Our athletic trainers also teach students how to prevent injuries and serve as a liaison for students and parents when working with the student’s healthcare provider.

Performance Enhancement

Our team strives to assist community members and patients in meeting their health and wellness goals. Our athletic health staff is proud to have implemented a performance enhancement program, GAP; gain athletic performance, to help individuals reach their full fitness potential. Whether you would like to start exercising, adjust your current routine, lose weight, or build muscle, our dedicated staff is assisting you in safely reaching your goals. Let us help you “bridge the gap” between your therapy needs and health and wellness goals.

Please contact the following individuals for further information and to schedule your personalized session(s):

Cumberland: Karn Hanson, MS, LAT; khanson@cumberlandhealthcare.com or 715-822-7300.
Turtle Lake: Katie Jensen, LAT, PT-A; kjensen@cumberlandhealthcare.com or 715-986-2022.
Workplace

Athletic health services are valuable in the workplace and are currently being taken advantage of by many major companies. Our skilled team can analyze workstations to identify any potential conditions that could lead to injury and provide education services on various topics to help prevent injuries and improve wellness among employees. Athletic health can help foster a happier and safer work environment for employees, which can assist in decreasing injuries and lowering insurance costs.

Injury prevention is everybody’s job. But as an employer, you have an individual responsibility to keep your workers safe. In 2013, the rate of nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses reported by private industry employers to the Bureau of Labor Statistics was 3.3 cases per 100 equivalent full-time workers.’ Learn more about how athletic trainers and other rehabilitation services members can have an impact on your worksite wellness by visiting At Your Own Risk today.

If you are interested in learning more about athletic health in the workplace, please call 715-822-7300.