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Young Athlete Program

Young athletes are particularly susceptible to injury because they often participate in multiple sports at high levels of competition while their bodies are still maturing. 

The network of professionals at UPMC Sports Medicine provides individualized care for young athletes in the areas of:

  • Injury management
  • Rehabilitation
  • Injury prevention
  • Strength and conditioning
  • Sports nutrition
  • Mental training
  • Concussion management

Our team of experts includes orthopaedic surgeons, sports medicine primary care physicians, and board-certified physical therapists. Our physicians and physical therapists use cutting-edge, science-based evaluation and treatment techniques to speed recovery and restore function for your child.

Common Youth Sports Injuries We Treat

Choose Your Sport Download the Printable sheet
Baseball​ baseball (PDF)​
Biking biking (PDF)​
Cheerleading​ cheerleading  (PDF)​
Flying Disk​ flying disk (PDF)
Gymnastics gymnastics (PDF)
Hockey hockey (PDF)
Running running (PDF)
Skateboarding skateboarding (PDF)
Soccer soccer (PDF)
Swimming​ swimming (PDF)
Volleyball volleyball (PDF)

Contact Us

To schedule an appointment with a physician or other Sports Medicine expert, call
1-855-93-SPORT (77678).

UPMC Rooney
Sports Complex
3200 S. Water St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15203

UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex
8000 Cranberry Springs Drive
Cranberry Township, PA 16066

A short video series developed in partnership with ROOT Sports and geared toward the athlete in all of us.


STOP Sports Injuries

UPMC Sports Medicine is part of the campaign to STOP sports Injuries.


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