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Sports Rehab & Sports Injury Rehabilitation through the Spaulding Rehabilitation Network

Sports Medicine at Mass General Brigham

Mass General Brigham Sports Medicine leads the nation in sports medicine research, technology and innovation. This is the place where doctors listen to both your body and your dreams. Whether you’re a collegiate athlete, a weekend warrior, or just committed to living an active lifestyle, our experts will help you safely and quickly return to the sports and activities you love.

The Mass General Brigham Sports Medicine team cares for the whole athlete and addresses any injury. We are the sports specialists that elite athletes from the New England Patriots to Division 1 college players depend on. We offer a full range of services tailored to your needs, including sports conditioning and injury prevention, advanced surgical and non-surgical treatment options, and injury rehabilitation.

Spaulding clinicians collaborate with sports medicine specialists across our world-class network at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, Newton-Wellesley Hospital and Salem Hospital to provide the most advanced, customized treatments available for your sports injury. We help you optimize your recovery and achieve your goals. Contact us to learn more at 617-683-1133.

Whether you are a weekend warrior or a seasoned athlete, our sports rehab services are designed for athletic individuals to help them build strength, improve balance and flexibility, and increase endurance.

According to the Center of Disease Control (CDC), sports and exercise related injuries equate for roughly 18% of all injuries in the United States reported each year. Spaulding Rehabilitation treats athletes of all ages and skill levels suffering from pain or injury from participating in a sport.

Our rehabilitation team will evaluate your condition and create a custom sports rehabilitation treatment plan. Whether it’s a simple change to your training and equipment or a more comprehensive therapy plan, we use the latest research and technology in our rehabilitative care program to help you get back your competitive edge.

How Technology Impacts Sports and Rehab

Spaulding Rehabilitation leverages the latest technology to address sports related injuries. Our athlete rehabilitation centers allow athletes of all levels to receive state of the art treatment. Treatment may include:

  • Hydrotherapy
  • TheraGun Massage Therapy
  • Wearable Technology Monitoring
  • Ice Compression Machines

Levels Of Care

  • Outpatient

Spaulding's Approach for Sports Injury Rehabilitation & Conditioning

Spaulding’s program covers a range of conditions, including acute sports injuries, strains, sprains, muscle, tendon and ligament tears and repairs, tendinopathies, hand injuries, shoulder dislocation and surgery, and foot and ankle dysfunction.

Typically, our treatment plans start with hands-on care combined with customized therapy that often include: 

  • Biomechanical assessment of alignment, function, strength, range of motion and flexibility
  • Joint and soft tissue mobilization to increase range of motion
  • Modalities to increase tissue flexibility, decrease pain and swelling and promote healing
  • Progressive strengthening and conditioning
  • Consultation regarding bracing, taping and orthotics
  • Aquatic exercise programs