COVID-19 Updates: Fall Semester

Sports Medicine Procedures

Appointments are available in Sports Medicine 10am to 2:30pm Monday thru Friday.  Each appointment slot is 30 minutes.  Appointments are made by emailing the athletic trainer in charge of each sport.  Currently Varsity, Club Rugby and Crew on an active roster have access to the Sports Medicine appointment schedule.

After 3pm is reserved for in season athletes getting out to practice and taking care of any injures that happen at practice that day.  Any other treatments or evaluations need to be scheduled for an appointment during the day.

First time participants are not eligible to be seen in Sports Medicine until 1 month before their official season starts.  Winter sports athletes are eligible after October 1st and Spring sport athletes are eligible after January 15th.

Athletes must have all Sports Medicine forms in the health portal complete before they will be eligible for services. 

Sports Medicine is only open Saturday and Sundays for games or practices that have been scheduled in advance.  There are no appointments or treatments available on those days.

UVM Health Network Porter Rehabilitative Services does provide physical therapy in the athletic training room for eligible athletes. (They bill insurance for services)

Those eligible for physical therapy are:

1)      Current athletes that have season ending injury

2)      Returning athletes with need of post-surgical physical therapy with a doctor's physical therapy script.

3)      Returning out of season athletes that need physical therapy as referred by athletic trainer or with doctor’s physical therapy script that are approved by Sports Medicine.

Those not eligible for physical therapy:

1)      First time participant on a roster that will not participate this season or are winter or spring athletes that are not eligible for access to Sports Medicine until one month before their season starts.

2)      Anyone not on a current roster eligible for Sports Medicine services as outlined above.