• Sports Physical Therapy

    For children dealing with sports injuries, physical therapy offers an opportunity to minimize lost playing time and optimize the return to performance.

    The Sports Medicine Physical Therapy Program at Cincinnati Children's is designed to meet the needs of young athletes. From personalized sports physical therapy regimens to rehabilitation following injury and surgery, our sports-experienced physical therapists help young athletes get back in the game quickly and safely.

  • Tell Me a Story: We Don't Just Fix Injuries. We Also Prevent Them

    When Katie Landgrebe broke her femur in a soccer game, she came to the Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center for physical therapy. 

  • Why Choose Us?

    At Cincinnati Children's, we believe children and teens are not just little adults. Our specialists understand how a child's musculoskeletal development must guide the rehabilitation process to provide safe and effective treatment. Our program manages a wide variety of overuse and traumatic injuries and conditions in children and young adults.

    Our goal is to return your child to an active lifestyle as soon as possible, with a minimal chance for future injury. Our program offers seamless integration through:

    • Individualized evaluation of each athlete along with a customized rehabilitation program
    • Customized treatment to help each child maximize his or her potential using the advanced pediatric rehabilitation techniques
    • Ongoing consultations with the young adult, parents / guardians, families, coaches and physician to help ensure appropriate intervention for the child
    • Sports injury prevention programs to help the athlete stay healthy and minimize re-injury

    Family-centered care

    Our physical therapists believe strongly in the power of family encouragement and involvement. Parents or those close to the child are encouraged to attend therapy sessions, held every day of the week, by appointment only.


    To make an appointment or speak to a physical therapist, contact us.

  • PT Residency Programs

    Join us in our vision to become the leader in pursuing the best possible care and in changing the outcomes for the children we serve. Get more information on our Sports and Orthopaedics Physical Therapy Residency Programs:


    Sports Medicine

  • Human Performance Laboratory

    Our Human Performance Laboratory features a state-of-the-art motion analysis system for research and clinical applications.

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