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Lisa Mims, ATC

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Lisa Mims, LAT, ATC, is a board-certified athletic trainer. Lisa works in OA’s Portland physical therapy clinic and provides athletic training services to Cape Elizabeth High School. Lisa’s time is split between teaching athletes exercise and training to prevent injuries, but also working to rehabilitate athletes to return them from injury in a safe and effective manner. She has been with OA since 2012.

The most rewarding part of my job is my relationships with the athletes I work with and helping them get back to their sports.”

Certifications

  • Board-certified athletic trainer
  • Licensed athletic trainer
  • FMSC

Professional Memberships

  • National Athletic Trainers’ Association
  • Maine Athletic Trainers’ Association
  • Maine Concussion Management Initiative

Education & Training

  • University of New England, BSc, Biddeford, ME

Other

  • Head athletic trainer at Cape Elizabeth High School (2004-present)
  • Approved clinical instructor for the University of New England and University of Southern Maine

Continuing Education Units

  • Functional Movement Systems Level 1 Certification July 2016
  • Changing Tides in the Acute management of Catastrophic Head and Neck Injured Athletes / Erik Swartz ATC, MATA Fall Meeting, Nov 2015
  • Respiratory Influences on Core Stability / Michael Mullen ATC - Online Course, Aug 2015
  • Splinting Work Shop: Upper and Lower Extremity / OA Orthopaedic Technologists Team, Jan 2015
  • Adding Movement Screen to Your Assessment Protocol: Examining the Different Systems - Online Course, Jan 2015
  • Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome: Cadaveric Association with Symptoms and Treatment Options - Online Course, Jan 2015
  • Acute Fractures and Injuries of the Upper and Lower Extremity / Dirk Asherman & James Wilkerson, Nov 2014
  • Heat and Hydration, Sudden Cardiac Death- EAP / William M. Heinz, MD, Aug 2014
  • EXOS Lower Quarter Functional Restoration Workshop, Mar 2014
  • Post Concussion Syndrome of the Student Athlete: Diagnosis and Treatment through Chiropractic Neurology and Functional Medicine - MATA Educational Session, Mar 2014
  • USM Athletic Training Program Clinical Preceptor Training / Ben Towne ATC, Dec 2013
  • Dynamic Evaluation of Hip Dysfunction - MATA Educational Session, Nov 2013
  • Maine Athletic Trainers’ Association Spring Educational Session, Mar 2013
  • Kinesiology Taping Course / Meryl Sullivan, PT, DPT, Oct 2012
  • National Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Clinical Symposia, June 2012
  • Maine Athletic Trainers’ Association Spring Educational Session, Mar 2012
  • Culturally Competent Care - Online Course, Dec 2011
  • Maine Athletic Trainers’ Association Fall Educational Session, Nov 2011
  • National Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Clinical Symposia, June 2011
  • Maine Athletic Trainers’ Association Spring Educational Session, Mar 2011
  • Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy: What the Athletes have taught us / Ann McKee MD, Mar 2011
  • Maine Athletic Trainers’ Association Fall Educational Session, Nov 2010
  • Maine Concussion Management Conf. High School Sports- Related Concussions Level 1 and 2 - MaineGeneral and MCMI, July 2010
  • National Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Clinical Symposia, June 2010
  • Blood Pressure Review and Update Program - Maine Medical Center, Apr 2010
  • Maine Athletic Trainers’ Association Spring Educational Session, Mar 2010
  • Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association Clinical Symposia, Jan 2010
  • High School Sports - Related Concussions - MCMI, July 2009
  • National Athletic Trainers’ Association Meeting & Clinical Symposia, June 2009
  • Maine Athletic Trainers’ Association Fall Educational Session, Nov 2009
  • Non-Catastrophic Cervical Spine Injuries - Online Course, Dec 2008
  • Communicating Confidence - Online Course, Dec 2008
  • Incorporating the NATA Concussion Protocol Statement into Clinical Practice - Online Course, Dec 2008
  • Strategies for Optimizing the Educational “Field” Experience - UNE, Sept 2008
  • Abdominal Pain and the Athlete - MaineGeneral, Apr 2008
  • Maine Athletic Trainers’ Association Spring Educational Session, Mar 2008
  • Ocular and Orbital Pathologies - Online Course, Dec 2007
  • Infectious Diseases - Online Course, Dec 2007
  • Hand Injuries in Athletics - Online Course, Dec 2007
  • On Ice Management of Head & Neck Injuries - MATA Educational Meeting, Nov 2007
  • The Pre-participation Physical: Incorporating a Functional Assessment /Michael J. Mullin, June 2007
  • Anatomy and Arthroscopic Repair of the Knee / James Kuhn MD, June 2007
  • Maine Athletic Trainers’ Association Spring Educational Session, Mar 2007
  • Eastern Athletic Trainers Association Conference and Clinical Symposia, Jan 2007
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair, Jan 2007
  • Athletic Training for Special Needs Populations - NATA Symposia, June 2006
  • National Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Clinical Symposia, June 2006
  • Approved Clinical Instructor Workshop- UNE ATEP, Aug 2005

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