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

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Your Visit to Sports and Orthopedic Physical Therapy

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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

New Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Center now open in Dublin, Ohio

Nationwide Children’s Hospital has opened its second, free-standing Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Center in central Ohio. Located in Dublin, Ohio, the Dublin Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Center offers services including sports medicine, orthopedics, sports and orthopedic physical therapy, functional rehabilitation, radiology, athletic training, sports concussion clinics and rehabilitation and strength and conditioning and injury prevention programming. This new facility makes Nationwide Children’s the only pediatric hospital in the country with two facilities dedicated to sports medicine and orthopedic care.

Click here to learn more about the Dublin Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Center.

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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