UPMC Hamot Sports Medicine
UPMC Hamot Sports Medicine offers preventive and rehabilitative physical therapy services for both the athlete and non-athlete in Erie, Pa.
As the Erie region’s most experienced facility for sports care — with over 30 years of treating orthopaedic injuries — we provide a full spectrum of services to meet all of the community’s sports medicine and physical therapy needs.
Our sports medicine experts include:
- Orthopaedic doctors
- Licensed physical therapists
- Certified athletic trainers
Whether you play professionally or recreationally, competitively or leisurely, athletes of any level are welcome at UPMC Hamot Sports Medicine.
Our team of sports medicine certified orthopaedic surgeons host diagnostic clinics to evaluate and treat injuries in athletes of all ages. In addition, our staff of physical therapists and certified athletic trainers can provide a personalized treatment plan to get you back into the game.
Our physical therapists specialize in evaluation and treatment of orthopaedic and sports-related injuries. The combination of our state-of-the-art facility and the most recent sports medicine research help us develop productive treatment plans.
The physical therapy team, boasting more than 70 years of combined clinical experience, uses a patient-centered, hands-on approach to deliver care for injuries ranging from strains and sprains of daily life to complex athletic and postoperative diagnoses. By using customized treatment and injury prevention programs, the team can address the needs of each individual patient.
UPMC Hamot Sports Medicine is located at Bayview Centre at 100 Peach St., overlooking the scenic Lake Erie bayfront and Presque Isle. Our facility includes private treatment rooms and a gym equipped with the following:
- Cybex® line strength and conditioning equipment
- Biodex® dynamometer
- Biodex Balance Platform System®
Together, these machines provide valuable information and help us decide when an athlete is ready to return to normal activities.
Our facility also includes an onsite x-ray machine, which is used in sports medicine clinics to diagnose both minor and serious conditions.
Certified Athletic Training Program
Our certified athletic trainers and orthopaedic physicians provide sports medicine services to many local high school, club, and collegiate sporting events. Athletic trainers also aid in our physical therapy and sports medicine clinics.
Referrals are typically not required for an evaluation by one of our orthopaedic physicians in the sports medicine clinic. However, a referral from a physician, physician assistant, or nurse practitioner is required for a physical therapy evaluation.
If you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment, call 814-877-6195.