Sports Medicine

Step up your game with this great sports med resource. It covers everything from managing concussions to selecting the proper sports gear.

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6 Easy Stretches From a Certified Athletic Trainer

Sam Pittera, an athletic trainer with UPMC Sports Medicine, demonstrates six different stretches to try before you begin your next activity, practice, or game. These stretches can be incorporated into your routine, along with dynamic stretching, to decrease your chance of injury and help push you to optimal performance. Have… Read more »

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Infographic: Athletic Training By the Numbers

Every year, UPMC Sports Medicine’s more than 100 certified athletic trainers are on the sidelines and in the training room, managing injuries and helping athletes return to their sports. Take a quick look at what they do to help athletes stay healthy and avoid injury.

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