Sports Medicine

At DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan (RIM), we know that sports injury rehabilitation is crucial to helping active people maintain their healthy, dynamic lifestyles.

From weekend warriors to recreational sports and professional athletes, RIM's sports medicine program has been designed specifically to provide the most effective, state-of-the-art, sports specific injury treatment for athletes of all ages. Our sports injury rehab staff are experienced, professionally trained, and many are Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists.

Sports Injury Treatments

At RIM, we offer a full spectrum of treatment options including:

  • Exercise
  • Mobilization
  • Pool therapy
  • Physical modalities
  • Foot orthotics
  • Motion Analysis

Sports medicine rehabilitation services are available at all 30 RIM locations. Click here {link to: Our locations} to find a location near you.

Immediate Care

If you or a member of your family has a sports injury and you are not sure what to do, for immediate attention or to schedule an appointment, call (313) 910-9328 for direct access to a DMC Sports Medicine physician 24/7 regarding your injury.

Return to Play Program

Our Return to Play program is our way of keeping you in "play." Our highly trained, experienced physical therapists and certified athletic trainers are dedicated to helping athletes excel and reach their peak level of performance. We go beyond traditional physical therapy by developing "4 Fields of Play." Each field is customized based on each person’s specific condition and specific sport with the goal of helping them maximize strength, flexibility, and endurance. We’ll show you the correct body mechanics and train you to prevent reinjury and keep you in the game.

​Team of therapists and trainers can assist with team training/conditioning and provide medical coverage for your next game or event.

Click on the links below to learn more about our "4 Fields of Play."

DMC Sports Medicine Program

The DMC Sports Medicine Program is staffed with the same orthopaedic specialists treating Detroit’s best pro athletes, and they’re ready to treat you like a pro, too. The DMC provides top-quality orthopedic surgery services, as well as post-surgical care and rehabilitation. Our surgeons specialize in a wide variety of procedures, ranging from a simple ligament repair due to a sports injury to reconstruction and broken bones.

Click on the links below to learn more about the DMC Sports Medicine program or find an orthopaedic surgeon or family practice physician specializing in sports medicine.

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More About Sports Medicine Rehab at The DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan

For more than 60 years, the Detroit Medical Center's (DMC) Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan (RIM) has been dedicated to helping people with rehabilitation of sports injuries and physical disabilities achieve the best life possible. As a national leader in the delivery of physical medicine and sports injury rehabilitation services, the Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan has become a trusted organization that attracts patients, sports rehab specialists, and health care professionals from around the world. While best known for treating sports injuries and the most complex cases such as spinal cord injury, brain injury and stroke, RIM brings the same level of expertise to helping those with more common conditions including arthritis, back pain, brain injuries, and orthopedic injuries. With its 94 bed inpatient hospital located at the DMC and over 30 outpatient sports and orthopedic rehab treatment centers and therapy sites throughout southeastern Michigan, RIM is one of the nation's largest rehabilitation hospitals specializing in physical medicine, spinal cord injury and sports injury rehabilitation. As one of the nation’s largest rehab hospitals specializing in rehabilitation medicine and research, RIM is known for its clinical expertise in sports medicine, complex trauma and orthopedics and catastrophic injury care. The Institute is home to many innovative sports medicine rehab programs in Southeastern Michigan including the Sports Performance Academy. RIM provides state-of-the-art medical care to people at all levels of activity and to athletes at all levels of participation including recreational, high school, college, professional, and elite sports.