COVID-19: What Active People Should Know

Dr. Brian Sennett, the Chief of Sports Medicine, discusses what active people should know during COVID-19.

Program Overview

The Penn Medicine Sports Medicine Program provides comprehensive orthopaedic services for people of all ages and abilities — not just athletes. Our orthopaedic physicians are experts in the field of sports medicine and work together as a team to diagnose and treat even the most complex injuries.

We provide an accurate diagnosis as well as the full spectrum of non-surgical and surgical treatment options for every type of sports injury. Our specialists develop personalized treatment plans, so individuals can return to their normal activities as soon as possible and experience a faster, fuller recovery.

Conditions Treated by the Sports Medicine Program

Some of the sports-related conditions we treat include:

Treatments and Services Offered by the Sports Medicine Program

Our Sports Medicine Program provides the latest treatment approaches and helpful services for athletes of all abilities and ages, including:

  • Arthroscopic excision
  • Cartilage restoration
  • Fracture repair
  • Knee ligament reconstruction (ACL surgery)
  • Meniscal repair, resection or transplantation
  • Rotator cuff repair
  • Advanced Pain Management Program
  • Second opinions

Why the Sports Medicine Program Is Different

The Penn Sports Medicine Program is actively engaged in cutting-edge research that vigorously pursues advanced treatments for some of the most prevalent and challenging orthopaedic and musculoskeletal conditions that patients face.

Our Sports Medicine Program offers:

  • Orthopaedic surgeons who perform some of the highest volume of sports medicine procedures in the region
  • Exceptional clinical care and access to novel treatments supported by the latest evidence-based research
  • A team of specialists that includes internationally renowned surgeons with expertise in the most advanced treatment options
  • Access to multiple specialists in one convenient location, including orthopaedic surgeons, physiatrists (rehabilitation medicine physicians) and physical therapists
  • Comprehensive surgical and non-surgical options for the full range of sports injuries related to recreational, high school, collegiate and professional athletic performance for individuals and teams in all activities
  • Experts who specialize in the latest minimally invasive techniques, including arthroscopy, that result in shorter hospital stays, a faster recovery time and minimal scarring
  • Individualized treatment plans that provide an ongoing continuum of care from diagnosis, to treatment, all the way through follow-up care and rehabilitation
  • An advanced pain management protocol that greatly reduces or eliminates narcotic usage and the risk of dependence by offering effective therapies that combine physical therapy, corticosteroid injections, anti-inflammatory medication and behavioral and cognitive therapy.
  • New patient appointments made within one business day

In This Section

Sports Medicine Treatment Team

Meet our team of providers who specialize in sports medicine.

Running and Endurance Sports Program

The Penn Running and Endurance Sports Program was inspired by the local running community to provide specialized care for runners of all ages and experience levels.

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