Sports and Orthopedic Physical Therapy
Our Team has the Experts you Need When Return to Play Matters
Physical Therapy - Sports and Orthopedic
Through Physical Therapy, Nationwide Children's Hospital offers a rehabilitation program specifically for young athletes and children who have suffered bone and/or muscle injuries.
The Sports and Orthopedic Physical Therapy team works closely with Nationwide Children's Sports Medicine and the department of Orthopedics to help rehabilitate and return children to their previous function level.
Inside Sports and Orthopedic Physical Therapy
Sports and Orthopedic Physical Therapy maintains both inpatient and outpatient clinics on main campus, as well as at other locations in Ohio.
Meet Our Team
Our physical therapists work closely with young athletes and children who have suffered bone and/or muscle injuries to help children return to their level of play. Meet our Sports and Orthopedic Physical Therapy team.
Learn about the specializations and certifications that allow us to tailor treatment techniques to fit each child’s unique needs.
Nationwide Children's Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation specialists treat student athletes from their initial injury on the field throughout their entire rehab process: getting them back to the sports they love.
Our expert physicians, athletic trainers and physical therapists work as a team to ensure players receive the specialized care they need to maximize their potential.
10th Annual Bodies in Motion Conference
Unique Concepts for Upper Extremity Rehabilitation and Return to Sport in Youth Athletes - FREE Virtual Course
Friday, July 24th, 2020 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
- Rehabilitation considerations and return to sport progressions for the baseball athlete
- Clinical considerations for softball pitchers
- Functional considerations for shoulder rehab in swimming athletes
- Upper extremity considerations for returning to tumbling in gymnasts and cheerleaders
- Upper extremity plyometric progressions for the overhead athlete
- Physical therapists
- Athletic trainers
From Sever's Disease and rotator cuff injuries to patella femoral pain and scoliosis, Nationwide Children's Sports and Orthopedic Therapists are experienced treating a variety of injuries and diagnoses for children and adolescents.
Did you know? We offer two 13-month clinical residency programs.