Sports Medicine

The sports medicine program at Penn State Hershey Medical Center is a proud leader in providing quality care to athletes with a wide range of sports-related injuries. The diverse team includes athletic trainers, physical therapists, strength and conditioning specialists, fellowship trained family practice sports medicine physicians, and board-certified sports medicine trained orthopedic surgeons. Together they provide comprehensive care for professional, college, high school, and recreational athletes.

No injury is too large or small. Weekend warriors receive the same dedicated care that is provided to the Hershey Bears and varsity high school athletes. From ankle sprains to concussions, tendinitis to ligament reconstruction, pre-operative to postoperative care, all are treated with the same goal in mind; return to activity as quickly and safely as possible.

Treatment includes, but is not limited to soft tissue injuries including:

  • Sprains
  • Strains
  • Tendinitis
  • Tendinopathy
  • Bursitis
  • Contusions

Postoperative care including:

  • ACL reconstruction
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Patellofemoral realignment
  • Achilles tendon repair
  • Shoulder reconstruction
  • Rotator cuff repair

Clinicians use evidence based treatment protocols including advanced modalities, manual therapy techniques and exercise programs to help return athletes to competition. The facility is also home to the Hydroworx 2000 pool for state-of-the-art aquatic exercise including an underwater treadmill. Unparalleled to any facility in the central Pennsylvania area, athletic trainers, physical therapists and physicians are all located under one roof and working together to ensure you receive the most comprehensive care possible to get you back into the game!