Steven W Zerkel - DPT, ATC, M.Ed

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STEVEN W ZERKEL–OWNER/DIRECTOR - DPT, PT, M.Ed, ATC

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Bachelor of Science in Education - Ohio State University Specialized in Athletic Training 1980

Masters in Education and Sports Medicine-University of Cincinnati 1981

Cincinnati Technical College Trainer 

Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy-University of Utah 1987

Athletic Trainer Certified 1983

Doctorate of Physical Therapy- DPT 2013
University of St. Augustine Health & Sciences - St Augustine Florida  

EMPLOYMENT

Athletic Trainer for New York Yankee’s Triple A club – Columbus Clippers 1979

Athletic Trainer for Pittsburgh Pirates Rookie Club 1979

Cincinnati Sports Medicine Center – Head Athletic Trainer 1983

Licensed trainer for 12 high schools in Northern Kentucky 1983

Co-owner and Athletic Trainer – Salt Lake Knee and Sports Medicine 1985

Ballet West Athletic Trainer

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PHILOSOPHY

Steve’s main focus is in sports medicine, but he treats all patients with orthopedic and post-operative problems with the same aggressive approach. He works closely with many local injured athletes and their coaches stressing the importance of strengthening as a significant component of faster recovery.
 


 

COMMUNITY

Athletic Trainer for Eagle Point High School, Athletic Trainer for Medford Rogues Baseball Team, President of the Board of NW Rehab Alliance, Secretary/Treasurer of OPTIP - Oregon Therapists in Private Practice, Member of the First United Methodist Church, Participant in Relay for Life, Member of Southern Oregon Duck Club, Member of Medford Chamber of Commerce, Participates in the Kid’s Spree and volunteers for medical mission trips to Hospital Loma De Luz in Honduras.