Athletic Training

Athletes are always pushing themselves to achieve new heights of performance and endurance. Today's athletes have an elevated risk of injury due to the physical demands put on their bodies. At some time, whether by accident, competitive injury or as the result of a demanding training regimen, almost every athlete – amateur or professional – will need medical assistance from a trained professional. When they do, OAL’s athletic trainers are there.

Trained for Performance

Athletic Trainers keep athletes performing at their physical best. This means working to help prevent injuries through therapeutic exercise, preventative taping, nutrition and by employing physical therapy modalities that help overcome specific weaknesses or improve balance and coordination deficiencies. Athletic trainers, however, are more widely known for their work after an injury has occurred. Providing first aid in emergency situations, athletic trainers quickly assess the damage and begin the process of treatment.

The Best in their Field on the Field

Orthopedic Associates of Lancaster’s athletic trainers bring a superior level of experience and education to the sports medicine profession. In addition to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited athletic training program many of our athletic trainers have gone on to achieve advanced degrees. All are board certified and licensed by the state board of medicine in Pennsylvania.

OAL athletic trainers are also backed by the area’s most comprehensive orthopedic practice. Because they are part of Orthopedic Associates of Lancaster, they can provide immediate on-the-field access to physicians. When necessary, OAL’s athletic trainers can make an on-the-spot referral to OAL's Orthopedic Urgent Care or the necessary orthopedic surgeon: everything necessary to minimize damage and facilitate healing.

The Communties Choice

OAL provides athletic training services for a number of professional area sports organizations and educational institutions, including:


Professional, Club & Elite Athletics

  • Lancaster Barnstormers
  • Lancaster-Lebanon League
  • Pennsylvania Classics Soccer


Colleges

  • Elizabethtown College
  • Franklin and Marshal College Club Sports
  • Lancaster Bible College
  • Millersville University Club Sports
  • Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology


High Schools

  • Conestoga Christian High School
  • Cedar Crest High School
  • Dayspring Christian Academy
  • Donegal High School
  • Elizabethtown High School
  • Hempfield High School
  • Lancaster Catholic High School
  • Lancaster County Christian School
  • Linville Hill Christian School
  • Lititz Christian School
  • Manheim Township School District
  • Mount Calvary Christian School
  • New Covenant Christian School
  • Palmyra High School
  • Penn Manor High School
  • Veritas Christian Academy


Youth Club Sports

  • Ephrata Youth Football
  • Manheim Township Youth Football
  • Warwick Youth Football

 

 

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  • Universal welcoming attitude, listened to my wants and needs, efficient without hurrying, prompt exit processing.
  • The OAL staff is always friendly and polite. Your diagnosis and treatment are explained in great in detail, so you truly understand what is going on. They also go above and beyond with insurance to get things preapproved, I would never go to another place.
  • Absolutely amazing such nice doctors and nurses went out of there way for me highly recommend them! Thank you to all you helped me!
  • I have had very good experiences with OAL they diagnosed the problem and moved forward with a total hip replacement.Thank youu for helping me get around easier, I would recommend this practice for people in need of orthopedic problems!
  • I had my left shoulder worked on and the surgery was very successful. I do not have any limitations or pain now. I would use this group again for any orthopedic issue I may have in the future, because they CARE about your success.
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