UCH Sports Medicine
Sports Medicine

Meet our team:

The University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health (UM UCH) Sports Medicine Team believes that if you're active, you're an athlete, and our program is built around providing the most comprehensive care for you and other athletes in our community. Our multidisciplinary team approach brings together orthopedic surgeons, primary care sports medicine physicians, athletic trainers and physical and occupational therapists to treat a wide range of sports related injuries.

Sports related injuries can range from sprains and strains to tendon injuries requiring surgical intervention. Our Sports Medicine Team can provide you with an individual treatment plan that will get you back to your highest level of activity. Let our team of professionals help develop an individualized treatment plan to get you back into the game.

Learn more about how the UM UCH Sports Medicine team has helped
local athletes get back into the game.

Community Outreach / High School Athletic Trainer Support

The UM UCH Sports Medicine Team provides certified athletic trainers to: The John Carroll School

In addition to providing athletic trainers, the UM UCH Sports Medicine Team is focused on educating our community coaches on the prevention and initial treatment of sports related injuries through our Coaches' Clinics. Coaches' Clinic programs are specifically tailored to each athletic season and focus on:

  • Techniques to prevent injuries through proper stretching and conditioning
  • Signs and symptoms of a concussion (Traumatic Brain Injury or TBI)
  • Common sport specific injuries, including initial treatment and recommendation on referrals to a physician
  • Hydration and nutrition recommendations

The clinics are presented by a team comprised of a physician and a physical therapist from the UCH Center for Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation. For more information or to schedule a Coaches’ Clinic for your organization, please call 443-643-3364.

UM UCH Center for Sports
Medicine & Rehabilitation

Physical and occupational therapists trained in orthopedics and sports medicine provide quality care in an outpatient setting at the Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Center located at the Y in Abingdon. Rehabilitative therapy is available to help individuals with the following conditions:

  • Orthopedic and sports medicine injuries
  • Overuse injuries
  • Muscle strains and sprains
  • Back/neck pain
  • Arthritis
  • Chronic pain
  • Sports Performance and improvement
  • Joint replacement

Hand Therapy Services

A certified hand therapist at the Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Center offers comprehensive and customized rehabilitation to restore hand & upper extremity function to the greatest degree possible for injuries and conditions such as:

  • Fractures and dislocations
  • Traumatic hand injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Tendon injuries/ruptures
  • Muscle sprains and strains
  • Overuse injuries
To learn more about all of the services offered by UM UCH Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation click here.

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