Orthopaedic & Physician Services:
Physical Therapy & Sports Rehabilitation
Strength Training & Conditioning
Speed & Agility
AHN Orthopaedic Institute
If nagging sports injuries or orthopaedic conditions are slowing you down, the Allegheny Health Network (AHN) Orthopaedic Institute can help. Our team includes nationally recognized experts who deliver focused care for issues such as hand injuries, spine problems, and foot pain.
Our experts come together in teams to put an end to orthopaedic problems and sports injuries that may be disrupting your life. These capabilities are one reason thousands of people turn to AHN each year.
Our orthopaedic specialties offer:
Uncommon expertise: We deliver trusted care for western Pennsylvania’s most complex medical problems, including severe hand injuries (trauma). We repair damaged tissue and restore functioning so you can live your best life.
Life-changing care: We help people return to their favorite activities and perform everyday tasks, such as climbing stairs, with ease. We get to the source of stubborn symptoms, including foot pain, and tailor treatments to help you achieve outstanding results.
Innovative treatments: At AHN, you have access to promising treatments before they’re widely available. We were the first program in western Pennsylvania offering robotic surgery for hip and knee replacement. These procedures help our surgeons replace worn-out joints using robotic surgical technology.
AHN Sports Performance and Physical Therapy
Allegheny Health Network offers sports performance training and physical therapy services for clients of all ages and skill levels. Get your game, your fitness, and your confidence to the next level through customized programs created by our certified professional staff.
Our professional staff holds national accreditations and possesses a proven methodology of sports-specific and position-specific rehabilitation and strength-training, which leads to results in a timely fashion. Programs are designed to reduce the risk of injury and enhance performance.
Premier Sports Performance Facilities at AHN
We deliver our services in some of Pennsylvania’s top sports performance facilities. We offer the latest in strength training, conditioning, rehabilitation and recovery equipment. AHN is also home to advanced sports performance technologies, including an anti-gravity treadmill, dynavision visumotor system, cryo sauna chamber, vibration therapy machines and sequential air compression recovery boots.
Our Sports Performance Services Include:
Physical therapy: We help many people achieve lasting pain relief with skilled manual techniques and a corrective exercise selection to relax stiff muscles. Our physical therapists take a ‘hands on” and an integrated approach to therapy that results in getting people better faster. Many of our therapists have specialty certifications giving you the best chances for positive outcomes.
Strength training: Our certified strength training coaches use proven techniques to help you build strength. We work with people of all activity levels including professional athletes.
Recovery services: We offer services such as assisted stretching along with wearable technologies that promote muscle recovery. Individual athletes and high school sports teams use these services to bounce back faster after pushing their limits.
Training for young athletes: Our sports performance academy helps young baseball and softball players improve their skills. Our team includes professional and collegiate-level instructors giving participants the upper hand in all aspects of the game.
Allegheny Health Network’s Sports Performance program is under the direction of Frank Velasquez Jr. ATC, CSCS. Velasquez is a Certified Athletic Trainer and a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist who has over 25 years of experience working with youth, high school, college and professional athletes, including 16 years in professional baseball and nine years with the Pittsburgh Pirates as their Head Strength & Conditioning Coach. Frank was also the strength and conditioning coach for the Gold-Medal Winning USA Baseball team during the 2017 World Baseball Classic.
To learn more about our Sports Performance services or to make a reservation, call 412-437-3001 (Cool Springs) or 724-934-2440 (Wexford). For the baseball/softball academy, call 412-437-3094.