Primary Care Sports Medicine

No need to play through the pain. AHN gives you options.

Primary care sports medicine physicians from Allegheny Health Network (AHN) successfully treat common and complex sports injuries. From high school teams to the pros, we help people achieve lasting relief with nonsurgical treatments.

Primary care sports medicine at AHN: Why choose us?

Primary care sports medicine physicians from Allegheny Health Network (AHN) treat common and complex sports injuries.

Highlights of our primary care sports medicine services include:

  • Highly trained physicians: Our sports medicine specialists completed additional training (fellowships) in caring for sports injuries. This level of expertise helps us get to the bottom of troublesome symptoms, including pain that comes and goes.
  • Access to nonsurgical treatments: We help most patients get better without surgery. You have access to the full range of nonsurgical treatments, including platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy injections. Find out more about injections for pain relief.
  • Care for severe sports injuries: You have access to AHN’s orthopaedic
    surgeons. Our team includes nationally recognized experts in knee, should, elbow, hand, foot, and spine problems.
  • Personalized treatment plan: Our sports medicine physicians work with you to find the treatment options that best meet your needs. If you need physical therapy or surgery, our providers work closely to fine-tune your treatment, so you can focus on making your comeback.

Expert concussion care

The concussion experts at AHN anticipate your needs and coordinate treatments and services to help you feel better.

Conditions our primary care sports medicine physicians treat

AHN delivers outstanding nonsurgical care from head to toe. Common sports injuries we treat include:

  • Achilles tendinitis and plantar fasciitis, which occur from repetitive motions,
    such as running
  • Hand and upper extremity problems, including pain from golfer’s elbow and torn shoulder tissue (rotator cuff tears)
  • Lower back pain
  • Knee pain
  • Minor joint problems, such as bursitis, which happens when connective tissue in the knee, elbow, or shoulder becomes swollen
  • Sprains and strains, such as ankle sprains

Nonsurgical care for sports injuries

Many people feel better with rest, ice, and over-the-counter medications. For more severe injuries, your care may include:

Contact us

Call (412) DOCTORS (412) 362-8677 or request an appointment to learn more about AHN sports medicine services.

Does your child need orthopaedic care?

Problems affecting bones, joints, and muscles can be frightening for you and your child. We treat pediatric orthopaedic injuries and repair congenital conditions so your child can get back to doing what kids do.