If you're an athlete who's sustained an orthopedic injury, your biggest priority is most likely getting back in the game quickly and with full confidence in your performance. At East Suburban Sports Medicine Center (ESSMC), we understand your dedication to your sport and are committed to providing the highest level of orthopedic care possible. Our board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeons have extensive experience in sports medicine and are leaders in their field.
We offer a full range of orthopedic care services for athletes, including:
If you've been living with chronic pain, you know how it can negatively affect your quality of life. This is especially true for athletes, who may find that their pain limits their ability to participate in the activities they love. At ESSMC, our goal is to help you find relief. The pain management specialists at ESSMC are experts in treating chronic pain and will work with you to develop a customized treatment plan that fits your needs.
Our chronic pain management services include:
Hand therapy is an important part of the recovery process for many orthopedic conditions, including carpal tunnel syndrome, tendonitis, fractures, and more. At ESSMC, our highly skilled hand therapists are specially trained in the rehabilitation of hand and upper extremity injuries and conditions. Our therapists work closely with our orthopedic surgeons to provide seamless care and ensure the best possible outcome for our patients.
Our hand rehabilitation services include:
Neurological conditions and injuries can have a significant impact on an individual's quality of life. The therapists at ESSMC specialize in the rehabilitation of patients with neurological conditions, such as spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, and Parkinson's disease. We offer a comprehensive approach to care that is designed to help our patients regain as much function as possible.
Our neuro-rehabilitation services include:
Lymphedema is a condition that occurs when the lymphatic system is damaged, causing swelling in the arms or legs. The therapists at ESSMC are specially trained in the treatment of lymphedema and offer a comprehensive approach to care with the goal of restoring function and reducing swelling.
Our lymphedema therapy services include:
Pelvic health physical therapy is a specialized type of physical therapy that focuses on the treatment of conditions that affect the pelvic region. The therapists at ESSMC are specially trained in pelvic health physical therapy and offer a comprehensive approach to care that is designed to improve the quality of life for our patients.
Our pelvic health physical therapy services include:
Vestibular rehabilitation is a type of physical therapy that is used to treat conditions that affect the vestibular system, such as vertigo, dizziness, and imbalance. The therapists at ESSMC are specially trained in vestibular rehabilitation, allowing them to help patients regain their balance and improve their quality of life.
Our vestibular rehabilitation services include:
The East Suburban Sports Medicine Center (ESSMC) has more than 35 years of experience providing physical therapy, athletic training, and occupational therapy services to the East Pittsburgh area. Through our services and prescribed rehabilitation regimens to address specific injuries and illnesses, we help patients lead more comfortable and fuller lives.
Our services see fantastic success rates thanks to our staff, which has over 150 years of combined experience treating orthopedic and sports injuries. Our staff of therapists and certified athletic trainers are each skilled in the latest rehabilitation therapy methods. With diverse backgrounds in training and education alike, each team member brings with him/her the best from their particular physical therapy background and program. This allows our practice as a whole support to both individual patients and many local sports teams in their health needs and goals.
All locations currently serve the PT and orthopedic care needs of east Pittsburgh's suburban patients and beyond, delivering unparalleled results-driven service with a staff that has more than 150 years of service combined. We invite you to consider the office nearest to you your #1 resource for all your rehabilitative needs - from non-surgical and post-surgical conditions, to sports injuries, to occupational therapy, and more.
Our East Suburban Sports Medicine practice staff includes therapists, nutritionists, and certified athletic trainers who are all skilled in the latest rehabilitation therapy methods. This diverse team allows us to support both individual patients and local sports teams through high-quality outpatient orthopedic, sports medicine, and physical therapy care in Pittsburgh's eastern suburbs.
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Awesome bedside manner; very personable, great listeners, provided materials to work on the strengthening techniques. Loved everyone I met there! Would definitely recommend them!Lauren. Posted On September 21, 2022
Neil is an excellent physical therapist; if I could give him 10 stars, I would. Nothing stumps him! He is vey committed to getting me back to full activity, and I am well on my way - progressing every week.Laurie. Posted On September 20, 2022
Greensburg ESSMC is a great place for therapy. Very large room with all the equipment and excellent therapists. I wasn’t crammed in with a large group of patients. My therapy was mainly with Tim. He provided exactly what I needed for my total rotator cuff tear. Tim, always honest, professional ...Frank. Posted On September 18, 2022
Amber is very knowledgeable, helpful, friendly and I enjoyed having her help me with my PT.D. Posted On September 17, 2022
ESSMC is a great place to do your therapy. Jeannette is very professional and always striving to make your therapy a success. The entire staff is friendly and shows that they care to help you meet your goalsJill. Posted On September 15, 2022
Very happy with my care at East Suburban Sports Medicine Center. I’m doing the exercises Matt taught me and have been pain free.Sylvia. Posted On September 14, 2022
Staff was very helpful . From John, Megan thru Brian. Brian is extremely professional knowledgeable caring compassionate individual. All the things I am looking for in my PT visits. Looking forward to working with him to achieve my goals.Peter. Posted On September 13, 2022
My experience at the ESSMC was wonderful. The facility is very clean and the staff is super welcoming. Everything was done in a very professional and efficient manner. Layne was sooooo knowledgeable and made me feel so comfortable with my experience. I’ve been struggling with pain for years and a...Maleejah. Posted On September 8, 2022
I worked with Layne Gable for Pelvic Floor Therapy. Layne, Cassie, and all of the staff were so great to work with. I've went to other facilities and East Surburban has the most caring, dedicated physical therapists I've met. Thank you East Suburban for taking all of my health concerns into consi...Marissa. Posted On September 8, 2022
My 90 year old mother with dementia was experiencing dizziness and was referred to Marielle for her professional opinion. I was extremely impressed with her knowledge, thoroughness and treatment. She had the kindest bedside manner especially in treating someone with dementia. I would Highly re...Patti. Posted On February 20, 2022