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Are you struggling with constant pain from an injury?

When you’re suffering with a painful injury, The Penn Musculoskeletal Center approaches your pain with a unique total body perspective. For diagnosis and treatment, we consider the full range of the most advanced Sports Medicine treatments, not just surgery, to move you beyond your pain quickly.

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What is Sports Medicine?

There’s a common misconception that Sports Medicine is only for professional and amateur athletes, or workout fanatics. But many injuries and conditions are treated with sports medicine, includes injuries due to overuse from repetitive motions or trauma.

Our top-ranked Sports Medicine team brings together multiple specialties to provide you with the full range of options from physical therapy to injections to surgery, specializing in minimally invasive procedures resulting in a shorter hospital stay, faster recovery and minimal scarring.

The Sports Medicine team includes:

  • Sports Medicine Specialists
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Physical Therapy
  • Orthopaedic Surgery

With the latest, most innovative treatments and advanced technology, 70% of sports medicine injuries can be treated without surgery. Rest assured, we’ll get you back to doing the things you love - and not just feeling better, but feeling stronger.


Don’t let a painful injury sideline every aspect of your life.

There are many types of injuries that are treated with Sports Medicine at The Musculoskeletal Center at Penn Medicine. If your injury makes simple daily tasks painful and intense physical activities simply impossible, we offer the latest, cutting-edge Sports Medicine treatments to get you back in the game of life fast.


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Sports-Related Injuries

Whether you’re a professional or amateur athlete, a runner, or a workout enthusiast, you may develop a nagging injury that becomes more severe over time, or you may experience an injury as a result of a sudden impact or trauma.

overuse injuries

Overuse Injuries

Many people have jobs or hobbies that require performing repetitive motions, while these injuries aren’t sports-related, they are often best treated through Sports Medicine treatments and techniques.

acute traumatic injuries

Acute Traumatic Injuries

Any time the body or a specific joint is impacted by a sudden, severe trauma, it may result in an injury that would benefit from Sports Medicine. Chronic pain often develops gradually as a result of a traumatic incident.

Where is your pain?

If you have questions about the pain in your hip, knee, shoulder, elbow, or other body part, we have answers. Click on one of the links below, or download our free guide Managing Your Pain to learn more.



Other Pain

Click here if you are experiencing pain in other parts of your body.



Find a Penn Specialist at a Location Near You Today.

We look beyond your pain or injury to learn who you are, what you love to do – even where you live and work – to compose a personalized treatment plan just for you. Our doctors, specialists, nurse and physical therapists take a whole-body approach to diagnosing and treating joints, muscles and bones. Find a Penn specialist at a location close to you today.

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Your active, pain-free life in motion begins now.

If you suffer from a painful sports medicine injury, request an appointment today. Simply complete this form and a Sports Medicine specialist from The Penn Musculoskeletal Center will contact you to schedule your appointment.

Common Sports Medicine Injuries include:

  • Overuse Injuries
  • Acute Traumatic Injuries
  • Tendinitis
  • Dislocation
  • Sprains
  • Tears/Ruptures
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