Sports performance isn't only about helping elite athletes do their best. It's also about basic human movement, which is at the program's core.
It includes vital components that can teach anyone how to take care of their body to keep it moving and feeling good.
Soft tissue hygiene sessions can help both:
Soft tissue hygiene is a set of techniques you can use in day-to-day life to help rehydrate tissue.
The program teaches you how to:
UPMC Sports Performance offers targeted soft tissue hygiene sessions to help you:
You'll work with Ron DeAngelo, MEd, LAT, FAFS, director of Sports Performance at UPMC Sports Medicine.
Ron has worked in the sports medicine field with recreational and elite athletes for over 35 years and is:
We offer in-person sessions at the UPMC Freddie Fu Sports Medicine Center and virtual sessions via an online platform.
For more information or pricing, please contact Ron DeAngelo at 412-432-3871.
Neck/shoulder sessions involve range of motion exercises followed by isometric contraction:
Back/breathing sessions involve range of motion exercises for the thoracic spine and lumbar spine, followed by isometric contraction:
Hip soft tissue hygiene sessions involve range of motion exercises for the hips, followed by isometric contraction:
To learn more about soft tissue hygiene or to make an appointment, call 1-855-937-7678.