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Allegheny Health Network Expands Sports Performance Services in North Hills with New Wexford Location

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Wexford, Pa – The Allegheny Health Network (AHN) Orthopaedic Institute announced today the opening of a new location in the North Hills for sports performance training, moving current operations from the Wexford Health + Wellness Pavilion to 1013 Wexford Plaza Drive.

The AHN Sports Performance team, staffed by physical therapists, strength and conditioning specialists, athletic trainers and recovery specialists, offers hands-on and integrated physical therapy, custom designed strength training programs, speed and agility training, sports medicine, and specialized recovery services for active adults, developing youth, and performing athletes. Specialty programs include Strength Training for Endurance Athletes, In-Season Arm Care, Summer/Winter Athletic Development, Team and Individual Recovery Programs, and the ACL Integrity Program.

The new, 6,000 square-foot facility provides access to a specialized menu of premier services and highly advanced technologies, including the Alter G anti-gravity treadmill, a cryotherapy sauna which rapidly cools the body to aid in muscle recovery, and a Dynavision Reaction Board visumotor-training device designed to improve reaction times. The facility also features a physical therapy space, weight room, nutrition kitchen, recovery room, and 15 yards of turf.

“Our mission is to help active adults and athletes of all levels and ages safely improve their flexibility, movement patterns, agility, and strength individualized to their body, sport and position, and to reduce the risk for injury while enhancing performance,” said Frank Velasquez Jr., ATC, CSCS, Director, AHN Sports Performance. “We are excited to continue providing these services to residents in the North Hills, from a new space and with the most specialized equipment available in the region.”

AHN Sports Performance and Physical Therapy at Wexford Plaza Drive is open Monday through Thursday from 7am to 7pm. Friday 7am to 5pm.  To book an initial evaluation for services, call 724-934-2440. 

The Network offers the same level of sports performance training at its facility in the Allegheny Sports Complex at Cool Springs in Bethel Park.