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Return to Play Program

Are you transitioning from physical therapy to sport-specific training? The UPMC Sports Performance Return to Play program is a stepping stone from rehab and therapy to your desired level of competition. Our experts understand the personal and individualized approach that athletes need as they return from their injuries. We craft return-to-play plans for athletes who have injured their back, shoulder, knees, hips, ACL, and more.

Return to Play can help you regain your competitive edge and get you back in the game. Our ultimate goal is to make you faster, stronger, and quicker than you were prior to injury.

Monthly Pricing

This pricing option requires that all sessions are used within one month.

Option 1

  • $144/month
  • Attend 3 times each week (Rate = $12 per session)

Option 2

  • $120/month
  • Attend 2 times each week (Rate = $15 per session)

Option 3

  • $100/month
  • Attend 1 time per week (Rate = $25 per session)

Convenience Pricing

This option of pricing allows athletes to use these sessions at their leisure, with a one year expiration date.

  • 8 sessions: $240
  • 12 sessions: $330
  • 24 sessions: $600


  • Monday and Wednesday: 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday and Thursday: 4 p.m.
  • Saturday: 8 a.m.

Typical group size is 4 to 8 people, and sessions last approximately an hour and a half. More group sessions are available upon request.

UPMC Sports Performance Program

UPMC Center for
Sports Medicine

Sports Performance Experts 

  • Ron DeAngelo, M. Ed., CSCS, LAT, ATC, FAFS
  • Colleen Rosensteel, MESS, CSCS, CES 
  • Lily Feldman, CSCS 

To register for the Return to Play program, please call 412-432-3871.


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