Braham Sports Medicine Services

FirstLight Health System provides personalized sports injury care for Braham athletes, and aspiring athletes, of all ages, sports and levels of competition. We provide sports injury treatment and rehabilitation throughout our regional health care network.

Braham Sports Medicine Care

Thomas Mullin, MD, is a board-certified physician specializing in Sports Medicine treatments, treating a range of conditions including acute sports injuries, overuse repetitive motion injuries and is an expert in concussion diagnosis and management.

Dr. Mullin oversees a professional team of athletic trainers that work with patients within the FirstLight hospital and clinic network as well as student athletes in a number of East Central Region’s high schools, including the Braham High School.

Braham’s Acute Injury Treatment, Rehabilitation

Braham athletes suffering acute injuries can find a comprehensive diagnosis and treatment through FirstLight. Our team of providers treat acute sports injuries of all types, including strains, sprains and fractures, overuse injuries (such as rotator cuff and other forms of tendonitis, stress fractures) as well as chronic conditions such as arthritis, bursitis, plantar fasciitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, and many more.

Dr. Mullin specializing in diagnosing and treating (non-operative orthopedic) injuries and complaints in athletes. In addition to diagnosis and treatment, FirstLight’s sports medicine team provides full, ongoing rehabilitation services for acute injuries.

Braham Youth Sports Injury Treatment

In addition to working with high school-aged students through their high school sports programs, FirstLight staff works with children and young teens suffering sports injuries from minor sprains to concussions — providing expert diagnosis and treatment whether the injury occurred on or off the field.

Sports medicine care for athletes of all ages is one type of the full-range of medical care we offer Braham residents. Contact us today with any questions.

Diagnosing, Assessing And Managing Concussions

Sports Medicine Specialists have received additional training to treat concussions in Braham youth athletes. This includes the gold standard in concussions assessment and management called ImPACT. This testing uses computerized testing to create individual concussion treatment plans for athletes.

Several schools in the East Central region, including Braham has earned a Safe School award. Hinckley-FInalyson’s school has adopted the following to have earned the award:

  • Create a positive athletic health care administrative system.
  • Provide or coordinate pre-participation physical examinations.
  • Promote safe and appropriate practice and competition facilities.
  • Plan for selection, fit function and proper maintenance of athletic equipment.
  • Provide a permanent, appropriately equipped area to evaluate and treat injured athletes.
  • Develop injury and illness prevention strategies, including protocols for environmental conditions.
  • Provide or facilitate injury intervention.
  • Create and rehearse a venue-specific Emergency Action Plan.
  • Provide or facilitate psychosocial consultation and nutritional counseling/education.
  • Be sure athletes and parents are educated of the potential benefits and rists in sports as well as their responsibilities.
  • Dr. Mullin and his team sees patients at all of our clinics in Hinckley, Mora and Pine City. Let’s help you get back to the sport you love!