Sports Medicine Rehabilitation
Physical Therapy at University Hospitals Helps Athletes Get Back in the Game
Physical therapists and certified athletic trainers at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio help patients with sports injuries get back in the game safely.
Our staff evaluates and treats patients ages 10 and up, including those who have suffered an injury while paying youth sports such as football, soccer, baseball, volleyball and gymnastics. We also treat adults of all ages who have been injured while doing heavy yard work or the “Weekend Warrior,” injured playing an active game of tennis, golf, basketball or other sports.
Comprehensive Evaluation and Targeted Therapy
Our therapists complete a comprehensive evaluation of each patient to determine what is causing their symptoms. Common problems treated by our staff include:
Therapists involve patients in the development of individualized plans of care to address their unique needs and goals. Treatments provided during one-on-one therapy sessions may include:
- Balance and coordination activities
- Electrical stimulation
- Strength and flexibility exercises
- Hot and cold packs
- Manual therapy (manipulation, soft tissue mobilization)
Patient education is highly emphasized, and each patient is provided with a home program to maximize outcomes and help prevent future injuries.
Multifaceted Team and Convenient Locations
Our multifaceted team of clinicians, including physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and certified athletic trainers includes many clinicians with advanced degrees and specialty certifications to provide the best comprehensive sports medicine care.
Conveniently located in multiple locations across Northeast Ohio, UH Cleveland Medical Center Rehab Services offers extended hours to best serve our patients and families.