High Plains Sports Medicine

HaysMed Sports Medicine Mission Statement

To provide western Kansas high school and college student athletes, school districts, and recreational athletes with access to quality sports medicine healthcare through highly qualified Certified Athletic Trainers (ATC).

The purpose of HaysMed Sports Medicine is to:

  • Provide preventative measures and early intervention of athletic injuries
  • Perform recognition, evaluation, and immediate care of athletic injuries
  • Provide rehabilitation and reconditioning of athletic injuries
  • Provide health care administration, education and counseling to area athletes
  • Provide ongoing educational opportunities for area athletes, coaches, and parents regarding the prevention and treatment of athletic injuries, as well as improvement of athletic performance

Goals of HaysMed Sports Medicine:

  • To provide quality outreach athletic training coverage for area high schools, colleges, and recreational athletics
  • To provide Monday morning acute injury clinics throughout the high school sports season
  • To provide quality athletic performance enhancement through the Athletic Edge and Kansas Athletic Testing Combine
  • To educate area athletes, coaches, parents, and the general public on the importance of injury prevention and prompt injury assessment by a trained sports medicine professional
  • To educate area physicians, physical therapists, and other healthcare professionals on the specialized skills of our Certified Athletic Trainers (ATC) regarding sports medicine care through the Sports Medicine Symposium
  • To provide job shadowing, educational experiences, and Student Athletic Training Camps to high school students interested in the field of athletic training and/or sports medicine
  • To continuously improve our staff of Certified Athletic Trainers through continuing education and professional membership via the National Athletic Trainers' Association, American College of Sports Medicine, National Strength and Conditioning Association, and others.