What to Expect at Your Sport and Orthopedic Physical Therapy Appointment :: Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Your Sports and Orthopedic Physical Therapy Appointment

What To Bring:

  • All patients must be accompanied by a parent or gaurdian for the initial evaluation

  • Shorts for a lower extremity injury. Tank top for upper extremity injury.

  • Comfortable loose fitting clothing for back and neck injuries.

  • Athletic shoes for all evaluations especially orthotic evaluations.

  • Insurance card.

What To Expect:

  • The first visit will consist of an evaluation which will be about 45 minutes to 1 hour. You will be asked questions about your injury. Measurements and testing will be performed.

  • Following the evaluation an exercise program will be developed, including a home exercise program.

  • Follow up appointments will be scheduled with the therapist at the initial evaluation, after school times will be available.

  • If you need to reschedule or cancel, please call your treatment center.

Additional Resources:

If you have an appointment with our Vestibular Rehabilitation team, Runner's Clinic or Pilates class, the videos below will show you what to expect at your visit!

Visual Acuity Test for patients with concussions

Pilates has many benefits for all ages, types of athletes

Slow Motion Video Analysis is performed to help improve running technique

Contact Info

To schedule an evaluation, please call (614) 722.2200.

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Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205 614.722.2000