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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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Visit Us at One of Our Seven 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.

Our Locations
There is a map to the right. You can press each of the following groups to highlight that office on the map.

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


  • 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...

    Posted On February 20, 2022
  • Christine and Sam at the Penn Township we’re awesome!! Both were very helpful, friendly and knowledgeable and professional. I have been able to return to all my normal activities since my knee surgery thanks to their efforts and expertise. I highly recommend ESSMC Penn Township, you will not be d...

    Posted On February 20, 2022
  • Everyone was very personable, welcoming and friendly. But mostly, they really cared about my physical progress and adjusted their program to suit me. AND, they helped me understand how my muscles, and tendons were working through the healing. :)

    Posted On February 2, 2022
  • I wouldn't go anywhere else. It's a relaxed atmosphere but they're serious about your rehabilitation. Great all around staff too.

    Posted On January 9, 2022
  • Dave Reynolds at ESSMC Monroeville is knowledgeable, experienced, patient, and kind. He is extremely good at evaluating a patient's state and designing a course of treatment to get them back in the best of health. Dave is the best, and I would recommend him to anyone!

    Posted On December 28, 2021
  • Set your mind to feeling better and get the right people behind you. The right people to have in your corner is the team at ESSMC. Thank you!!

    Posted On November 24, 2021
  • Neil and company have long been thoroughly well informed, providing me excellent therapy for various orthopedic injuries. Their treatment is patient, informative and conducted in an uplifting frame of mind. After more than 50 years in the martial arts, I am able still to be very active, knowing...

    Posted On October 12, 2021
  • I tried a chiropractor for my leg pain but it didn't help. Next I went to a Orthopedic doctor and received a shot. I still had pain. I ended up at East Suburban Medicine Center. That was the best decision I made. Matt was really good at locating the reason of my pain. I am feeling so much ...

    Posted On October 8, 2021
  • Just had my last visit today at the Penn Trafford location after almost five long months of therapy. I cannot say how grateful I am to Jeanette and Sam for helping me through a very traumatic leg/knee injury. I would not be where I am today without them! I would highly recommend ESSMC to anyone i...

    Posted On October 8, 2021
  • I injured my lower back moving a heavy object. It was very painful walking and doing some ordinary things...I needed physical therapy with a trusted competent and patient therapist. I found what I needed at ESSMC and its great staff....especially John Bonarati.

    Posted On October 4, 2021