Athlete preservation clinic: Stay at the top of your game

Designed specifically for adult athletes who want to remain active and at the top of their game.
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Overview

About the clinic

Whether you sustained a recent sports injury, are struggling with long-term effects of a prior injury or simply want to manage changes associated with aging, our sports rehabilitation specialists can help. Our team will create individualized, innovative and scientifically proven rehabilitation techniques to safely return you to the sports and activities you most enjoy.

Evaluation and treatment

A personalized treatment plan

Evaluation

Our Athlete Preservation Clinic team will initiate your care by performing a comprehensive evaluation of your strength, flexibility and movement capabilities. This may include:

  • Video analysis of your sport-specific movement

  • Use of force plates to assess appropriate biomechanics and impact activities

  • Computerized strength and motion testing equipment

  • Systematic movement screens

  • Various sport-specific performance assessments

Individualized treatment plan

Based on the results of your evaluation, our team works with you to construct an individualized treatment plan designed to deliver fast and effective results. We coach you through every stage of the process to get you back to your sport as swiftly and safely as possible. Treatments may include:

  • Assessment and modification of sport-specific techniques to limit or reduce stress on injured joints and tissues, improve movement efficiency and enhance sport skill

  • Strength and stability therapeutic exercise progressions

  • Mobility and flexibility exercises

  • Balance and proprioceptive training

  • Sport specific energy system development

  • Dynamic warm-up and cool down strategies

  • Anti-Gravity unloading treadmill

  • Aquatic therapy

  • Bracing, orthotics and taping technologies and techniques


Our team

Experts in helping you return to sport

Our providers

Locations

Sports rehabilitation locations

We offer sports rehabilitation services at UW Health clinics on the east and west side of Madison.

  • UW Health at The American Center - Sports Rehabilitation
    • 4602 Eastpark Blvd. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 440-6444
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  • Research Park Clinic - Sports Rehabilitation
    • 621 Science Dr. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 263-4765
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