LAFAYETTE, Ind. and THESSALONIKI, Greece — John Edwards, athletic trainer and physical therapist, is traveling with the USA wrestling team while competing in Thessaloniki, Greece, for the 8th World University Wrestling Championships. The competition was held July 9-13.
Edwards is currently a staff athletic trainer and physical therapist at Lafayette Rehabilitation Services (LRS), a Unity Healthcare partner, in Lafayette. He is also Director of Unity Sportsmedicine. Since 1995, Edwards has provided outpatient physical therapy care at LRS for athletes at all levels of sports competition. Working with the physicians at Lafayette Orthopaedic Clinic, he also provides athletic training coverage for area high school football and basketball teams.
Edwards also served as a volunteer athletic trainer for the 7th FINA World Championships in 2004 and the FIBA World Basketball Championships in 2002. Both events were held in Indianapolis. Edwards additionally provided volunteer medical services at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs in 2001.