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Physical Therapy and Sports Rehabilitation Program

UPMC Sports Medicine's science-based physical therapy and sports rehab programs treat athletes of all skill levels.

Based on your goals, our orthopaedic surgeons and board-certified physical therapists from the UPMC Centers for Rehab Services tailor a program to:

  • Restore function.
  • Decrease pain.
  • Help you learn how to manage your sports injury.
  • Speed recovery.

Sports Physical Therapy and Rehab Services

Orthopaedic physical therapy and sports-specific rehab

UPMC's sports medicine and rehab experts realize the high demands of being an athlete at the top of your game.

Our physical therapists have special training in an array of sports, including:

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Running
  • Golf
  • Football
  • Tennis
  • Lacrosse

Because we have vast knowledge about each sport's biomechanics and common injuries, we can help you get healthy and improve your performance.

Aquatic physical therapy and rehab

Aquatic (water) therapy provides a unique method of rehab.

Because water makes the body more buoyant, aquatic physical therapy places less stress on your joints. This can make it easier and less painful to complete rehab exercises.

It's a useful option for people who are recovering from surgery or for those who have:

  • Arthritis
  • Chronic joint or muscle pain
  • Fibromyalgia

Water therapy also:

  • Promotes early range of motion.
  • Increases flexibility.
  • Tones muscles.
  • Helps heal and strengthen injured tissues.
  • Reduces joint stiffness.

More sports therapy and rehab services

Other services we offer include:

Make an Appointment for Sports Physical Therapy and Rehab

To schedule an appointment with a physical therapist or other sports medicine expert, contact UPMC Sports Medicine at 1-855-93-SPORT (77678).

We offer physical therapy and rehab at:

UPMC Rooney Sports Complex
3200 S. Water St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex
8000 Cranberry Springs Drive
Cranberry Township, PA 16066

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