Sports Medicine

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Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital provides Sports Medicine Program to our local high school athletes free of charge.

This program provides athletic training coverage at designated Muhlenberg County High and Middle School games and practices. This coverage allows immediate medical evaluation and first line treatment of athletic injuries. Athletic trainers work closely with physicians, orthopedic surgeons and physical therapists to care for injured athletes.

Our Sports Medicine Program strives to prevent injuries by educating coaches and athletes in preventative strategies, strengthening and conditioning programs.

Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital, along with local physicians, provide free annual physicals to high school athletes.

Who Are Athletic Trainers?

Athletic trainers are college-educated professionals. Most athletic trainers hold a master's degree. All athletic trainers must pass a national examination. The Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure and the National Athletic Trainers Association certify athletic trainers.

Athletic Trainers at Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital

  • Ray Carroll, ATC