Regain Your Momentum with Sports Medicine
Sports medicine physicians evaluate, diagnose, and treat teens, adults, competitive athletes, and weekend warriors alike. Our specialists help patients who have suffered injuries and want to regain full function, as well as those who have disabilities and want to increase their mobility and capabilities.
Our staff of sports medicine fellowship-trained physicians, athletic trainers, and physical therapists focus on treating the patient, preventing sports-related injuries, and offering education programs.
Sports Physical Therapy at UPMC
Sports physical therapy services are performed following a doctor referral. Physical therapists at the Sports and Physical Therapy Center use a hands-on approach to evaluate and treat patients with disease, injury, or illness such as musculoskeletal disorders or neurological dysfunction. They use various techniques to stretch and strengthen muscles, challenge balancing skills, test coordination, teach home exercise programs, and enhance mobility skills.
Our highly skilled sports physical therapists work as a team with the orthopedic surgeon and certified athletic trainer to safely return individuals to a high level of sports participation through functional rehabilitation. State-of-the-art modalities are used in strengthening and treatment.
- Concussion awareness and treatment
- Home exercise programs
- Individualized exercise programs
- Injury clinic
- Injury rehabilitation
- Orthotics and brace products
- Outreach athletic training services
- Sports physical therapy
- Strength training and conditioning
Whether you’re a weekend warrior or a full-time athlete, UPMC offers specialized care when you need the expertise of a sports medicine physician in the Williamsport, PA area.