Sports Medicine

Wesleyan’s Sports Medicine department is staffed by two full-time, nationally-certified and state-licensed athletic trainers.
The program provides quality preventative and post-injury care to the students and staff of the school. The staff works closely with area physicians and with Dr. Yvonne Satterwhite and Dr. Scott Middlebrooks from Resurgens Orthopaedics.

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  • Responsibilities and Services Provided

    • Recognition, evaluation and treatment of injuries resulting from physical activity
    • Injury prevention
    • First Aid
    • Basic rehabilitation from athletic injuries (this does not include long-term extensive care that requires one-on-one supervision)
    • Taping and preventative bracing
    • ImPACT testing and post-concussion care
  • Equipment

    • Ultrasound and electrical stimulation machine
    • Two hydrocollators which provide moist heat
    • Taping stations equipped with two taping tables
    • Blood station
    • Ice
    • 6 treatment tables
    • Game Ready Unit
    • A wide array of rehabilitation equipment
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Staff

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  • Chris Encinas - ATC/L, ACSM-CPT

    Chris joined the Wesleyan staff in July 2015. Prior to Wesleyan, he worked at Lakeside High School with the football and wrestling teams. He has also spent time with the Gwinnett County Police and Fire Academy, Atlanta Defenders semi-pro football team, and the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Atlanta Open. Chris completed his Bachelor of Science in Health/Athletic Training from The University of North Florida in 1998. He is nationally Board certified, holds an athletic training license in Georgia and is certified in CPR, AED use and First Aid. Chris also holds a Personal Trainer certification through the American College of Sports Medicine. Chris has been married for 11 years and has two children, ages 6 and 3. In his spare time, he enjoys golf and playing ukelele and classical guitar for his children.
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