Certified Athletic Trainers

EMERGENCY? Dial 911 immediately or go to the Emergency Department at Palmetto Richland or Palmetto Baptist Hospital.

Free care for students, faculty and staff

Were you injured during campus recreation? Would you like for someone to provide appropriate medical health care? The Office of Campus Recreation is proud to offer its participants access to Certified Athletic Trainers.

Injury Evaluation and Rehabilitation

To make an appointment, call the Athletic Training Room to speak to a Certified Athletic Trainer regarding the care of your injury. Please schedule appointments 24 hours in advance; however, walk-ins are available during office hours.


Call 803-576-9385 or email sarecat@mailbox.sc.edu during office hours to make an appointment.

Summer Office Hours: May 1–Aug 23

Monday & Wednesday: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Tuesday & Thursday: 2 – 5 p.m.
Friday-Sunday: CLOSED


Services are free for USC students, faculty and staff.

What is an Athletic Trainer?

Athletic training is practiced by athletic trainers (ATC), health care professionals who collaborate with physicians to optimize activity and participation of patients and clients. Athletic training encompasses the prevention, diagnosis, and intervention of emergency, acute, and chronic medical conditions involving impairment, functional limitations, and disabilities.
— National Athletic Training Association.

Palmetto Health USC Orthopedic Center, the official orthopedic provider for the University of South Carolina athletics, also furnishes campus recreation with a certified athletic trainer to provide medical coverage for campus recreation programs and events.

Palmetto Health USC Orthopedic Center
803-29Ortho (803-296-7846)
Mention you were injured at Campus Recreation

Thomson Student Health Center
Sports Medicine services are offered Monday-Friday with a board-certified Sports Medicine physician on the second floor of the Thomson Student Health Center. For appointments, call (803) 777-3175 or visit www.sc.edu/myhealthspace. For more information about Sports Medicine on campus, visit www.sa.sc.edu/shs/sports.

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