At TRIA, we understand athletes. Our comprehensive sports medicine team of orthopedic physicians, physical therapists, and athletic trainers have one common goal: To return you to your desired activity level safely, successfully, and as quickly as possible. The TRIA Sports Medicine team brings services to the Twin Cities community through our sideline medical coverage for local high school, college, team and community events as well as being the official team doctors for the Twins, Wild, and select Gopher athletics. Our innovative sports medicine programs provide specialized care whether you are recovering from a knee injury with our L.E.A.P. team or training for your next 5K. This expertise is available to individuals of all ages and abilities whether you are a recreational, high school, collegiate, or elite athlete.
Sports Medicine Programs & Services
TRIA athletic trainers are collaborative members of our sports medicine team providing prevention, emergency care, clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions. Athletic trainers provide medical services to athletes, patients, and community members in team, school, and large athletic event settings including youth, high school, collegiate, and special events.
TRIA’s physical therapists evaluate and treat patients who have functional limitations related to injury or disease. They work with you on a one-on-one basis to educate you on your injury, analyze your functional abilities and provide the most effective treatment. Before creating a treatment plan, our therapists fully assess any limitations you may have in strength or mobility.
Sport Concussion Program
At TRIA, we are committed to the comprehensive care of all athletic injuries including sport-related concussions. The TRIA Sport Concussion Program is the only multi-disciplinary concussion program specializing specifically in the return to sport and physical activity in the region. Our team of specialists is committed to providing the best concussion care based on the latest scientific research and evidence-based studies. The collaboration of physicians, neuropsychologists, physicals therapists and athletic trainers all in one location, working together to develop individualized and active treatment plans for each athlete.
Functional Movement Screen
A Functional Movement Screen (FMS) is an assessment tool designed to gain an understanding of an individual’s mobility, stability and strength. TRIA athletic trainers and physical therapists will utilize results to identify asymmetries, imbalances or weakness in movement patterns.