UW opens new sports medicine clinic

UW opens new sports medicine clinic
The anti-gravity treadmill helps runners recovering from injury. It also allows the runner to watch their own stride on a screen in front of them.

SEATTLE – UW Medicine opened its new Sports Medicine Center at Husky Stadium on Monday, bringing cutting-edge technology to athletes throughout the region.

The new 30,000-square-foot facility is located within Husky Stadium and is home to 16 physicians working in orthopedic surgery, rehabilitation medicine, primary care sports medicine, sports cardiology and radiology.

The Sports Medicine Center will not only treat UW athletes, but also Seattle’s Seahawks and Mariners as well as the general public.

“We have a division one, high class university here and we need a division one, high class sports medicine program,” said Dr. Mark Harrast, medical director of the Sports Medicine Center. “This gets us to compete with all university sports medicine programs.”