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  • I do not think it's possible to find a better Physical therapy center than ESSMC on Rodi Rd. I've had more PT than most over my 33 surgeries, but I've never had the incredible treatment that I've received from Neil (and Rob before he moved on). Neil is hands-on therapist who's goal is to get his...

    Posted On April 8, 2024
  • From the phone call to the physical therapy, the people here are fantastic! Listened to my needs and worked me through the excercises.

    Posted On December 1, 2023
  • ESSMC is the best physical therapy center in the North Huntingdon/Irwin area. Alan, the physical therapist, and Rachel, the PT assistant are excellent and very knowledgeable. Don’t go anywhere else!

    Posted On November 30, 2023
  • Having chronic neck and back pain I was surprised how quickly the exercises i was prescribed helped me. Zach is very knowledgeable helpful and an excellent communicator. Highly recommend!

    Posted On November 2, 2023
  • First of all the entire staff from the time I check in till the time I leave are top notch everyone is friendly , knowledgeable and there for one reason- to care and give me the therapy I need to get me back to 100%. I am progressing more and more each week. I am dealing with PTS and after 4 wee...

    Posted On October 12, 2023
  • John Bonarotti was very helpful, encouraging, and knowledgeable. I felt like I could trust him to help me with my needs, and even figure them out on his own.

    Posted On October 6, 2023
  • My 3rd week in PT and the two guys - Dave and Marcus are the best. I can feel my progress and their personalities are great! Dave is the calmest person and very knowledgeable in what he does. Can’t ask for a better place to do PT!!

    Posted On February 24, 2023
  • What a great experience I has at ESSMC at Murrysville! I made great progress and felt better very quickly. As I continued my therapy, I felt better overall on top of addressing my chief complaint! I looked forward to working with the staff who were all knowledgeable, efficient, friendly and thoro...

    Posted On January 12, 2023
  • Awesome bedside manner; very personable, great listeners, provided materials to work on the strengthening techniques. Loved everyone I met there! Would definitely recommend them!

    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.

    Posted On September 20, 2022

Visit Us at One of Our Eight Convenient Locations in the Eastern Suburbs of Pittsburgh, PA

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.

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Meet Our Expert Care Team

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.

We Accept Most Insurance


The East Suburban Sports Medicine Center, or ESSMC, is able to work with a wide range of insurance policies. Please click the link below for the complete list. If you do not find yours listed, or have any questions related to coverage, please contact us as well as your insurance company. Our staff will do our best to answer your questions and help you prepare for your visit.

Patients without insurance who are self-paying must pay at the time the service is rendered.

Call: (412) 856-8060

ESSMC - Physical Therapy Center Pittsburgh, PA

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.

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