Varsity Health

How to Book an Appointment

Welcome to another season of Golden Bears and Pandas varsity athletics!

  1. Ensure your team’s Student Kinesiologist is aware of your injury. They will inform you if you should proceed to Step 2
  2. Contact Varsity Health requesting an assessment 780.492.4880 VARSITYHEALTH@ualberta.ca
    • ­This will put you in contact with one of our Varsity Therapists who will schedule you in for an assessment
  3. The injury management plan may include a referral to a Varsity Injury Management (VIM) clinic, where you will be assessed by a multidisciplinary team that will include a Sports Medicine Physician, and Varsity Physiotherapist and/or a Varsity Athletic Therapist.
  4. Depending on the outcome of the VIM clinic, you could be managed in a variety of ways, including the following referrals:
    • ­Prescribed medication, medical imaging, further investigations, or specialist referrals
    • ­Varsity Physiotherapist for treatment
    • ­Varsity Athletic Therapist and student kinesiologist for management and treatment
  5. Our team will communicate with your coaching staff, and appropriate strength & conditioning contacts to ensure all involved are aware of the treatment plan and implications

 

As an eligible University of Alberta varsity athlete, you will be able to receive care, funded by Athletics, for an injury incurred while participating in Golden Bears and Pandas athletic events.

Our Varsity Health Staff will work with you to create a plan that will assist in your recovery and return to play. Please remember that as a teaching University, all parts of this process (Certified Athletic Therapists, Sports Medicine Physicians, Sport Physiotherapists and Strength & Conditioning Coaches) having a teaching role. Your care at all levels may include ‘students treating students’, with students providing the service as supervised by their respective professionals.

Please be patient in this process, and respect those in the learning process.



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our Varsity Health Staff will work with you to create a plan that will assist in your recovery and return to play. Please remember that as a teaching University, all parts of this process (Certified Athletic Therapists, Sports Medicine Physicians, Sport Physiotherapists and Strength & Conditioning Coaches) having a teaching role. Your care at all levels may include ‘students treating students’, with students providing the service as supervised by their respective professionals.  Please be patient in this process, and respect those in the learning process.