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Sports Medicine

Athletic Training Coverage Provided by

Watch, how Carolinas Healthcare System is ensuring that Charlotte-Mecklenburg students stay safe on the field, on the court and in their everyday lives.

Phillip O Berry Sports Medicine Staff

Alex Plyler

Certified Athletic Trainer, Carolinas Healthcare System

Phone: 704-681-0668

School Information

Phillip O Berry Academy of Technology

1430 Alleghany St.
Charlotte, NC 28208
(980) 343-5992

What Does An Athletic Trainer Do?

 

Provide "Athletic Training Services"* to student athletes under the direction of the team physician or by written referral from a physician, and in accordance with state athletic training practice act.

  • Maintain appropriate general treatment orders to be reviewed annually and approved by the team physician.
  • Provide athletic training services for all home athletic contests and away varsity football games. If a conflict arises between an away varsity football game and a home contest,
    the varsity football event will supersede.
  • Act as liaison between family physicians and specialists, the school district, athletes and their parents.
  • Maintain accurate records of injuries, treatments and provide insurance claim forms for sports injuries treated by a physician.
  • Develop and maintain a budget for the athletic training program.
  • Schedule and be present for pre-participation sports physicals.
  • Provide the coaches and athletic director with a list of athletes medically eligible to compete under district and state rules and regulations.
  • Assist the athletic director as requested.

*Athletic Training Services: The management and provision of care of injuries to a physically active person as defined in the state practice act with the direction of a licensed physician. The term includes the rendering of emergency care, development of injury prevention programs and
providing appropriate preventative and devices for the physically active person. The term also includes the assessment, management, treatment, rehabilitation and recondition of the physically active person whose conditions are within the professional preparation and education of a
certified athletic trainer. The term also includes the use of modalities such as mechanical stimulation, heat, cold, light, air, water, electricity, sound, massage and the use of therapeutic exercises, reconditioning exercise and fitness programs.

 
 

Team Physicians

Dr. Jonathan Watling

 

 

 

OrthoCarolina Randolph Rd.

1915 Randolph Road
Charlotte, NC 28207
704-323-3000
 

Concussion Information

Parents’ Guide to Concussions

Gfeller- Waller Concussion Awareness Act

NCHSAA Concussion Return to Play Form

Parents: Since this is state mandated, once your student athlete has been diagnosed with a concussion, this form must be signed by a physician before the student-athlete will be allowed to return to his/her sport. 

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Important Documents

Playing with cast:

Please have the Authorization to Play with Prescribed Appliance form filled out before participation in a sport. No form, no playing time. 

Wrestler with a skin infection:

Please have the Wrestler Skin Lesion formed filled out prior to wrestling match. 

Survey Monkey

 

 

Parents and student-athletes:   

Your input is very valuable to us! Please take a few minutes to complete this survey in regards to the recent athletic training services received by your CHS Athletic Trainer.