Injury Evaluation and Care Clinic

SAM_0018_wide.JPGOur primary purpose is to provide the community with a health care opportunity that specializes in the evaluation and primary treatment of sport and physical activity related injuries. To schedule appointment, call 227-2174 or email  Walk-in appointments also welcome. 
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The clinic is located in suite 226 of the Physical Education Instructional Facility (PEIF), which is found between the Superior Dome and the Berry Events Center at the corner of Fair and Presque Isle Avenues. 
Phone:  (906) 227-2174.  

Fall 2019 Schedule-August 26 - December 5, 2019*
Mondays:  9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Tuesdays: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Wednesdays: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Thursdays: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Fridays: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
*The clinic is closed when classes are not in session due to cancellations or scheduled academic breaks.
  Closed Monday, September 2, 2019, Labor Day Observance
  Closed November 25-29, 2019, Thanksgiving Recess

Appointments strongly encouraged.  To request an appointment email or call 227-2174. Walk-ins also welcome.


  • Full-time Students: $10 for initial visit, $5 for returning visit.  Must have current, valid NMU ID.
  • NMU full-time faculty, staff, and family members with NMU health insurance: No out of pocket expense. Fee covered by NMU health fund.  NMU Insurance card identification required by the person receiving care or with the family member accompanying the care recipient.
  • NMU Adjunct Instructors: $50 initial visit, $25 for return visits.  Cash or check only.
  • NMU Alumni Association Members: $50 initial visit, $25 for return visits.  Cash or check only.
  • Community: $50 initial visit, $25 for return visits.  Cash or check only.

What We Treat

  • Sprains
  • Strains
  • Contusions
  • Just about anything that is musculoskeletal in nature
  • Pre & post orthopedic surgery cases (ACL reconstruction, joint replacement, arthroscopy, etc.)

What We Don't Treat

  • Surgical complications
  • Wounds
  • Long-term rehabilitation
  • Chronic disease and illness


  • Primary injury treatment & evaluation
  • Injury rehabilitation (including orthopedic post-surgical rehab)
  • Home exercise care plans
  • Athletic taping and bracing
  • Information on physician care and outpatient physical rehabilitation services related to sport injury effective for presenting to primary care physician upon referral.
  • Clinic Staff - Courtney LaFreniere, ATC; Katie Pryor, ATC; Heather Jacques, ATC
  • Clinic Supervisor -  Julie Rochester, Ed.D., ATC, (Athletic Trainer Certified) Associate Professor

Medical Director

  • Dr. Chris Kirkpatrick, M.D.
  • NMU Student Health Center