Happy National Athletic Training Month to Encore Sports Medicine Athletic Trainer Chad Abrams!
Chad began his athletic training career as a Junior at Reeltown High School in 1983. He became BOC certified through the internship route in 1995. He has been the Head Athletic Trainer at Reeltown since 1985. He graduated from Auburn University in 1992 in Agriscience in Education. While there, he was a Student Athletic Trainer with Auburn University Athletics, completing his Masters in Health and Human Performance at Auburn in 2010.
Chad taught Agribusiness at Reeltown for three years, worked in production at Uniroyal Goodrich Tire Manufacture for 16 years, and was the Sports Medicine Outreach Coordinator for East Alabama Medical Center for 12 years. He was also the owner of Reeltown Tire and Auto Sales.
He has been employed by Encore Rehabilitation since 2018 as a Athletic Trainer Area Manager for the East Alabama Region.
Encore Rehabilitation-Fort Walton Beach staff wore red today to support #GoRedForWomen with the American Heart Association. #GoRedForWomen is an annual event to raise awareness for Women’s Heart Health. According to the American Heart Association, cardiovascular disease is the #1 killer of women causing 1 out of 3 deaths every year.
Our Physical Therapists and Athletic Trainers are being trained to screen baseball pitchers all over the Gulf Coast for injury causing mechanisms. Our goal is to prevent injuries BEFORE they happen, allowing our baseball pitchers to start the season right! Our Sports Medicine Team seamlessly works together to be your Sports Medicine Resource!