Sports Medicine

Department Information
Highland District Hospital's Sports Medicine Outreach program offers prevention, evaluation and treatment of athletic injuries to student-athletes in area athletic-communities. The outreach program features Licensed Athletic Trainers, certified by the National Athletic Trainer's Association, specializing in sports related injuries. Our Athletic Trainers are on-site during practices and games to assist in preventing injuries, educating coaches and athletes in recognizing risks, and allowing for prompt evaluation of injuries when they occur. They work closely with injured student-athletes, their families, coaches, and physicians to return the athlete quickly and safely to peak performance.





The program also features:

  • A Licensed Athletic Trainer based in the Center for Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine that is dedicated to treating injuries of student-athletes
  • Licensed Athletic Trainers based in the Outpatient Orthopedic clinic to assist in the care of the injured student-athlete
  • Pre-participation physicals for student-athletes
  • Pupil Activity Validation programs for coaches
  • Performance Enhancement
  • CPR training
Directions
1108 Northview Drive. Behind Walgreens in Hillsboro.
Hours
Monday - Friday



7am - 5:30pm







Contact



Phone: 937.393.6163



Fax: 937.393.6295

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Department Healthcare Providers

Eric Dick

Education:
Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training
Wilmington College (1985)

Certifications:
Athletic Trainer Certified by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association and Licensed by the State of Ohio OT/PT/AT Board

Bio:
'Farm boy' - grew up between Mt. Sterling and Circleville. He was an Athletic Trainer for the Cincinnati Bengals from 1982-1989 (incl. Super Bowl XXIII). He and his wife reside in Leesburg. Eric addresses adolescent orthopedic issues, specializing in knee, shoulder, head and neck injuries.

Nick Fite

Education:
Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training
Wilmington College (2003)

Certifications:
Athletic Trainer Certified by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association and Licensed by the State of Ohio OT/PT/AT Board

Bio:
Nick graduated from Hillsboro High School, and has been a life-ling resident of the Hillsboro community. He has worked for the Cincinnati Reds as an athletic trainer. He enjoys working with athletes as well as co-coordinating sports enhancement programs. Nick focuses on prevention, recognition, and treatment of injuries to the physically active, mainly high school and college athletes.

Kari Terrell

Education:
Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training
Ohio University (1998)
Masters of Science in Education
Wagner College (2000)

Certifications:
Athletic Trainer Certified by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association and Licensed by the State of Ohio OT/PT/AT Board

Bio:
Kari is a graduate of East Clinton High School. She lives in Sabina with her husband, son and quadruplet girls. Kari has special interest in ACL rehab. She works with orthopedic surgeons, provides CPR training, and Health & Wellness education. She offers free evaluations for athletes to suggest treatment options.

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