Our team at UPMC Sports Medicine is dedicated to helping athletes and active people of all ages and skill levels. If you have an injury that requires operative or nonoperative orthopaedic care, our expert orthopaedic surgeons, primary care sports medicine physicians, and physiatrists can help.
Hear about the impact our physician services have on the lives of some of our patients.
While on a ski vacation with her family, Anna fell on the slopes and experienced a painful shoulder injury. Rotator cuff surgery and physical therapy helped get her back to what she loves.
After experiencing soreness and achiness in his right throwing elbow, Charlie and his family turned to the experts at UPMC Sports Medicine.
When David's active lifestyle and career took a toll on his shoulders, it resulted in one of the most common injuries in players of racquet sports: he had pushed the rotator cuffs in both of his shoulders to a point of immense pain and weakness. David turned to UPMC Sports Medicine to repair them.
Kara was a collegiate swimmer, but when tendonitis in her right shoulder became increasingly painful with every stroke, it eventually ended her swimming career. Nearly 25 years later, Kara turned to UPMC Sports Medicine for an arthroscopic posterior labral repair.
When she started experiencing excruciating hip pain on her daily long runs, champion runner Mia needed to find relief. Finding a runner-focused physiatrist and treatment at UPMC Sports Medicine helped her get back to the top.
When Wes experienced hip and knee pain during his collegiate triple jumping career, a teammate suggested he visit UPMC Sports Medicine and the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in Pittsburgh. Learn how they helped him leap to new lengths.