The Alabama Soccer Association is proud to announce a new partnership with Andrews Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center and Marc Bernier, a physical therapist and certified strength and conditioning specialist with nearly 40 years of involvement with soccer.
About Andrews Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center (ASM)
Andrews Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center is the leading destination for the comprehensive treatment of orthopaedic injuries. ASM’s world-renowned physicians and surgeons specialize in all areas of orthopaedics and sports medicine including concussion, knees, foot and ankle, shoulders, spine and hand.
Andrews Sports Medicine's team of expert physicians and surgeons – many of them former athletes themselves – have worked with some of the biggest names in sports. Fortunately, you don’t have to be a world-class athlete to access these acclaimed specialists. The ASM physicians can be seen on the sidelines of our local high schools and universities such as the University of Alabama, Auburn University, Samford University, Birmingham Southern and Troy University.
At ASM, the primary goal is to keep soccer players – and other athletes – healthy through prevention and education, while standing ready to treat injured athletes and return them to full strength. ASM has 3 locations:
- St. Vincent’s Birmingham (main office)
805 St. Vincent's Drive, Suite 100
Birmingham, AL 35205
3143 Pelham Parkway
Pelham, AL 35124
- Highway 280 (in the Lee Branch shopping center)
201 Doug Baker Boulevard
Hoover, AL 35242
Click here to learn more about the physicians at Andrews Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Clinic
About Marc Bernier
Marc Bernier is a physical therapist and certified strength and conditioning specialist with Encore Rehabilitation in Birmingham, and is the clinical director of sports medicine at Spain Park High School.
Marc has been involved in the sport of soccer as a player, coach and sports medicine professional for almost 40 years, and has served as international expert/consultant in the field of soccer-specific sports medicine. During his career, he has developed rehabilitative and performance enhancement programs for soccer athletes across the world, including players from the National Teams of the United States, Turkey, England, Brazil and Russia. Additionally, he has served as a Sports Medicine Consultant for Galatasaray FC of Istanbul, and is a former member of the Major League Soccer Athletic Training Advisory Board.
Bernier has been an active clinician on the lecture circuit, providing educational seminars on youth sport injuries to fellow sports medicine professionals around the country for 2 national seminar companies, in addition to presenting at the 2004 MLS Combine for the Professional Soccer Athletic Trainer's Society.