Sports Medicine

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UI Sports Medicine offers convenient access to the very best sports medicine option for athletes of all ages, from casual exercisers to intense college and professional athletes.

For 30 years, UI Sports Medicine has taken care of the University of Iowa Hawkeyes. That same staff offers a full spectrum of care, including the treatment and rehabilitation of serious injuries.

Our multidisciplinary approach brings together physicians and staff from family medicine, pediatrics, orthopaedics and rehabilitation therapies who specialize in the evaluation and diagnosis of musculoskeletal problems.

UI Sports Medicine is ready to help you if:

  • You are unable to play or participate because of an injury
  • Your ability to participate declines or becomes more difficult
  • You have swelling of a limb or joint
  • You have pain while participating in a sport

The UI Sports Medicine facility houses all the tools—such as X-ray, ultrasound, and MRI—needed to diagnose and treat a range of injuries from ankles to shoulders to concussions. All patients have access to comprehensive rehabilitation services, including:

  • Electrical stimulation
  • Biofeedback
  • Computerized strength testing and training
  • Store for braces, training aids and rehabilitation accessories

Our Facilities

The UI Sports Medicine Center, part of the Institute for Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, is home to state-of-the-art clinical and rehabilitation facilities. The 26,000-square-foot building includes 16 examination rooms and four treatment rooms.

Almost 7,500 square feet is devoted to comprehensive rehabilitation services, including a hydrotherapy pool, custom orthotics, athletic shoe wear modification and bracing, training aids and rehabilitation accessories.

In addition, the facility houses other medical specialties, including children's injuries and orthopedic clinics devoted to treating disorders of the hand, shoulder, foot and ankle.

The proximity of surgical and medical clinics with rehabilitation facilities and comprehensive orthopaedic and prosthetic services underscores the center's multidisciplinary approach to sports medicine and allows patients to have all their needs met under one roof.

Sports Medicine Center
2701 Prairie Meadow Drive
Iowa City

Scorecard Health Topics

UI Sports Medicine clinicians and researchers provide in-depth patient education materials on everything from preventing sports injuries to nutrition recommendations for athletes.