Sports Medicine - CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Health System

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john tyler vs jacksonville texas high school footballSports Medicine Services from CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances are designed for us to partner with area school athletic departments to provide professional training and physician services which keep your athletes healthy and ready to perform at the highest level.

Injuries, especially those that go untreated, can negatively affect an athlete's performance and even quality of life after sports. CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Sports Medicine is dedicated to ensuring safe recovery for athletes to continue doing what they love at the best of their abilities.

Sports Medicine Services contract includes:

Athletic Trainers

Your athletic trainer(s) is employed by CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances (including benefits and liability coverage) and licensed by the State of Texas.

Licensed athletic trainer(s) is available for the following:

  • On-site each week at the high school for training room coverage 
  • Special events and practices as needed
  • Event coverage for high-risk sports
  • Off-season training camps

When the athletic trainer is present at practice or events, the trainer will evaluate injuries occurring in all sports that are practicing.

Access to Physicians

A CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances physician will provide weekly school visits during mutually agreed upon times for the purpose of students' injury evaluations and assessments.

We also offer a Sports Medicine Injury Clinic every Saturday morning from mid-August through December. During this clinic, our physicians provide free screening for sports related injuries.

In addition, your athletes may choose to schedule an individual appointment with a CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances physician specializing in orthopedic and sports medicine. We provide prompt and convenient access to these physicians so that your athletes can avoid unnecessary delays in obtaining quality care. Physician fees are not covered in the Sports Medicine Services contract. This portion of the contract can be utilized at the option of the individual athletes and their parents.

Request an appointment at CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic Orthopedic and Sports Medicine.

We also offer your athletes Fast Track Emergency Care Center Services to expedite the care of injured athletes at the CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Hospital Emergency Care Center so that they are seen as quickly as possible. Our Emergency Care Center is staffed with emergency medicine or family practice physicians with certifications in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, and Advanced Trauma Life Support.

Rehabilitation Services

Programs for athletes of all levels help minimize the risk of injury and optimize performance. Certified athletic trainers and our Saturday Morning Sports Injury Clinic in the fall are available to area high school and college athletes to help facilitate their return to play.

Pre-Participation Screenings

Pre-participation screening evaluations are conducted for your athletes during a mutually agreed upon date. The screenings are performed once per school year at no cost to your athletes. Drug screens (alcohol and street drugs) are available for a nominal fee.

Request an appointment at CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic Orthopedic and Sports Medicine.

Education

Sports Medicine Education is provided to educate your coaches on injury prevention and sports nutrition with emphasis on the coaches' role in sports medicine to all school district coaches.

CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances will also work with the Athletic Director and a faculty representative to design a wellness support program to include educational in-services as requested. Topics would include heart healthy lifestyles, nutritional guidelines, introduction to smoking cessation, low back injury prevention and other integration/support as requested.

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Schedule an Appointment

For more information or to schedule an appointment with a CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic Orthopedics and Sports Medicine physician, please call (903) 606-8840.

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