Darlington School: Sports Medicine
 

Sports Medicine

Playing it safe.

Darlington’s sports medicine department, staffed by professionals from Floyd Medical Center, serves the student-athletes of all Upper School athletic programs as well as visiting teams. The department prides itself in all six realms governed by the Role-Delineation Study of the National Athletic Training Association:
  • Injury prevention
  • Recognition and evaluation of injuries
  • Management and treatment of injuries
  • Injury rehabilitation
  • Organization and administration
  • Education and counseling

Services

Darlington’s athletic training staff works closely with many local physicians and escorts student-athletes to physician appointments when needed. This ensures that the lines of communication are clear and everyone agrees on the plan of care for the student-athlete. In addition, Floyd Medical Center conveniently provides physical therapy on site at the school.

The following services are also available:

  • Hydrotherapy (Hot and Cold)
  • Moist heat
  • Ice
  • Ultrasound
  • Electrical stimulation
  • Custom-built orthotics
  • Iontophoresis (per doctor’s request)
  • Taping stations
  • Blood station
  • An array of rehabilitation equipment
  • Swimming pool for aquatic rehabilitation

Appointments

Individual appointments can be made to help a student-athlete regain a physical goal or return to play. Please contact head trainer Donny Brown at 770-546-1273 to schedule the appointment.