Name: Ashley Higginbotham, ATC
Alma Mater: University of Cincinnati
What’s your current gig: College Athletic Trainer
Most Important Thing in Your Bag: Sunscreen
What is the Weirdest / Wildest / Most Interesting / Out there AT job you’ve ever worked: HS Rugby–all the blood and lacerations & still the desire to play completely steri-striped up!
Share your best Moment / Story / Anecdote as an AT: As an athletic training student, I had the opportunity to save a life of young high school student at a lacrosse game with my preceptor, Craig Lindsey. We used an EAP and AED/ CPR on a case of commito cordis in a lacrosse athlete .
Quote/Lyric/Line that sums up Athletic Training For You:
“Can you buy me a new shoulder/ knee/ ankle on amazon?”
What does your day to day look like?
Morning Rehabs and Treatments to Pre-practice to Practice to Icing after to my own workout; and heading home to watching my favorite movies .
What has been the biggest change in the year of the pandemic?
Stopped worrying about things I cannot control.
When you’re not on a sideline, where can we find you?
In the woods or parks exploring.
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