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.

Schedule an Appointment

Online scheduling is available for new patients, ages 12 and older, who have not been seen in the clinic for this injury.

New Patients, Ages 12+, With a Sports/Orthopedic Injury:

  1. Choose “Physical Therapy” as the specialty.
  2. Pick a date and time. Physician referral is required.

Are you a physician? Make a referral.

Schedule an Appointment

School Partnerships

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. 

Click here to learn about our partnering schools and organizations.

Common Injuries

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.

 Click here to learn about the common diagnoses we treat.

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Residency Programs

Did you know? We offer two 13-month clinical residency programs.