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Parkview Sports Medicine athletic trainers present at GLATA Annual Meeting

By Eric Dutkiewicz, 03/14/19, 9:30PM EDT

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WHEELING, Ill. – Athletic trainers from Parkview Sports Medicine are joining several hundreds of others in their profession for the Great Lakes Athletic Trainers' Association Annual Meeting & Symposium in Chicagoland.

This year’s gathering, which started Wednesday and runs through Saturday, allows athletic trainers from across the Great Lakes region of the country to come together in March--National Athletic Training Month--and look at areas of medical treatment, diagnosis and patient care.

On Thursday, two athletic trainers from Parkview Sports Medicine were selected to present at the GLATA meeting. Athletic Training Manager Candice Dunkin, MS, LAT, ATC, and Care Navigator/Athletic Trainer Lead Ashley Emerson, LAT, ATC, spoke about PSM’s integrative sports medicine model, which discussed Parkview Sports Medicine’s approach to preventative services, therapeutic interventions and emergency care.

Parkview Sports Medicine’s athletic training program started in 1990 as SportONE. Over the next 25 years, the program grew exponentially before acquisition by Parkview Ortho Hospital in 2015. PSM athletic trainers are allied health care professionals that provide Safety On The Sidelines for 25 high schools and 5 colleges in Northeast Indiana and Northwest Ohio. From on-the-field assessments, to surgical interventions and physical therapy, Parkview Sports Medicine athletic trainers help athletes return to an active lifestyle as quickly and as safely as possible.  Learn more at ParkviewSportsMedicine.com.


Athletic Training Manager Candice Dunkin, MS, LAT, ATC


Care Navigator/Athletic Training Lead Ashley Emerson, LAT, ATC