Orthopaedics deals with bones, muscles, joints, and other musculoskeletal injuries and diseases.
The focus of sports medicine is to treat and prevent injuries in active people.
Orthopaedics is broader. These doctors treat people of all ages and lifestyles and sometimes use surgery to treat bone problems.
The two can overlap.
We offer a full range of orthopaedic care, such as :
We care for high school athletes who get hurt playing sports.
Common problems we see are:
High school sports trainers can send injured athletes to our office. We'll assess the injury, start treatment, and advise on follow-up care.
Our team's goal is to work with parents, coaches, and sports trainers to meet athletes' needs in a timely manner.
The sports medicine program at UPMC Northwest also offers:
Our pain management experts can help treat and manage pain caused by orthopaedic issues like:
Our services to manage pain include:
44 Circle St.
Franklin, PA 16323
18 Sportsman Dr., Suite 20
Clarion, PA 16214
16039 Conneaut Lake Road
Meadville, PA 16335
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