Sports and Orthopedic Physical Therapy :: Nationwide Children's Hospital

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Sports and Orthopedic Physical Therapy

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.


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News and Highlights

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Sports and Orthopedic Physical Therapy is pleased to provide care for Buckeye Gymnastics athletes!
Sports and Orthopedic Physical Therapists facilitate an efficient return to gymnastics after injury – and enhance gymnasts’ performance – by providing physical therapy treatment at the Buckeye Gymnastics facility. Our Physical Therapists are former gymnastics themselves and will:

  • Perform biomechanical analysis of gymnastics skills that may cause injury

  • Provide direct guidance for progression back to gymnastics after injury

  • Facilitate and encourage direct communication with gymnastics coaches

Additional Information

Common Injuries
Below is a list of some of the common injuries treated through the Sports and Orthopedic Physical Therapy Program.

  • Sever’s Disease
  • Osgood Schlater’s Disease
  • Patella femoral pain (knee pain)
  • Sprains and strains
  • Rotator cuff injuries
  • Back pain
  • Tennis and Little League elbow
  • ACL tears and reconstruction
  • Deconditioning
  • Whiplash
  • Scoliosis
  • Postural dysfunctions
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700 Children's Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205 614.722.2000