The Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department at University Hospital offers physical therapy services to individuals recovering from injury sustained during sporting competitions or practice.
Offered at these office locations:Institute for Human Performance
505 Irving Ave, Syracuse, NY 13210
Upstate Bone and Joint Center
6620 Fly Road, East Syracuse, NY 13057 University Health Care Manlius
102 West Seneca Street
Manlius, NY 13104
Injuries to athletes include sprains, strains, overuse injuries and fractures and can result in missed practice time or the inability to compete in games. Whether you are a high school or collegiate athlete, a youth just learning a sport, or a recreational/weekend athlete, injuries are a common occurrence.
What you Should Expect from your Therapy
The physical therapists in the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department Sports Program offer a comprehensive examination focused on returning you to competition as quickly and safely as possible. Recovery from an injury requires the athlete to first restore their ability to perform daily activities prior to returning to athletic movements and sport specific activities.
Treatment may include:
- Strengthening exercises
- Supportive taping
- Aquatic therapy
- Modalities for controlling pain and inflammation