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UPMC Sports Medicine offers preventive and rehabilitative physical therapy services for athletes and active people of all ages.

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 surgeons
  • Licensed physical therapists
  • Certified athletic trainers

Learn more about UPMC Sports Medicine

Read about one family's experience with UPMC Sports Medicine in Erie.

Sports Medicine

All athletic skill levels are welcome at UPMC Sports Medicine, from professional athletes to those who engage in leisurely physical activity.

Our team of sports medicine-certified orthopaedic surgeons host diagnostic clinics to evaluate and treat injuries in people 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.

Physical Therapy

Our physical therapists, part of the UPMC Rehabilitation Institute team, 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 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.

Learn more about outpatient therapy at UPMC Rehabilitation Institute


UPMC 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 surgeons 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.

Getting Started

UPMC Sports Medicine offers both physical therapy appointments and orthopaedic surgery evaluations. Direct access physical therapy appointments are available.

If you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment with either an orthopaedic surgeon or a physical therapist, please call 814-877-6195.