Sports

 

Looking to get back to your passion? Penn Therapy & Fitness offers expert physical therapy for runners and athletes of all skill levels. Our therapists work with casual athletes and runners with an eye toward minimizing the risk of injury.

Treatment at Penn Therapy & Fitness is always unique to each patient, who is provided a specific diagnosis and individualized treatment. We collaborate with surgeons from Penn Orthopedics and are experienced in treating recreational, college, professional and Olympic athletes.

Penn Therapy & Fitness therapists can provide rehabilitation services to manage conditions related to sports performance including (but not limited to):

  • ACL tears and injuries
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Stress fractures
  • Calf and hamstring strains
  • Back injuries
  • Post-surgical recovery
  • Rotator cuff tears
  • Running injuries
  • Sports hernia
  • Tendon repair

Our Sports Performance therapists at Penn Therapy and Fitness are part of a multi-disciplinary team that offers each patient personalized, comprehensive rehabilitative care for their sports injury. Our specialized team utilizes a full range of state-of-the-art equipment and works with highly skilled orthopedic and sports specialists, as well as, certified hand therapists—all as part of the Penn Medicine continuum of care.

Your Penn Therapy & Fitness therapist will work with you to develop a rehabilitation plan that’s right for you, including:

  • Education focusing on minimizing the risk of injuries
  • Analysis and education to eliminate potential injury risk factors

For elite athletes, therapists capture and analyze individual running technique to identify biomechanical factors limiting performance and the root causes of injuries. Tools such as video gait analysis and Alter-G therapy can also be used to create a comprehensive treatment plan.

Our sports performance therapies are available at the following Penn Therapy & Fitness locations: