Sports Medicine Institute Opens Lockport Clinic

By Lois Baker

Release Date: July 3, 2000 This content is archived.


BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The University at Buffalo Sports Medicine Institute has opened a clinic at 5875 South Transit Road in Lockport to serve individuals and athletic teams in Western New York's northern communities.

University Sports Medicine is a division of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery in the UB School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. Its mission is three-fold: to provide the most modern and effective sports-medicine services to the Western New York athletic community; to educate physicians, physical therapists and athletic trainers, and to conduct sports medicine-related research.

Two fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeons head the clinic, one specializing in spinal problems, the other in sports medicine. A nurse practitioner, certified athletic trainer and certified strength-and-conditioning specialist complete the staff.

University Sports Medicine offers a full array of services between the Lockport and UB offices. These include bracing, orthotics, casting, x-ray, knee-ligament arthrometer testing and Biodex isokenetic testing, as well as physical therapy and rehabilitation.

Appointments can be made by calling 829-2070.