The Orthopedic and Sports physical therapy program at Cincinnati Children's is one of the largest and most comprehensive of its kind in the nation. Our team of over two dozen therapists is dedicated to providing the highest quality, evidence-based care to all of our patients. Team members include board certified specialists in both sports and orthopedic physical therapy, many of whom were themselves collegiate athletes.  

Our team specializes in the management of a wide variety of orthopedic conditions, and are trained specifically to work with the unique needs and goals of the young athlete. Our team works closely with the Cincinnati Children's Divisions of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine to provide optimal care to our patients to get them back to their prior level of function.  

Why Choose Us?

Through a comprehensive assessment, treatment and rehabilitation, injury prevention, and education, we can return the young athlete to an active lifestyle as soon as possible with a minimal chance for a future injury.

Our services are designed to meet the unique needs of young athletes participating in a variety of sports and physical activities, including:

  • Soccer
  • Gymnastics
  • Football
  • Cross Country/Track  
  • Baseball and Softball  
  • Volleyball
  • Golf 
  • Swimming
  • Dance 

Who Can Benefit?

Children and teens who have experienced injuries including:

  • Osgood Schlater’s Disease
  • Patellofemoral pain (knee pain)
  • ACL tears and reconstruction
  • Back pain
  • Growth plate injuries
  • Sprains and strains
  • Sever’s Disease
  • Shin splints
  • Rotator cuff injuries
  • Little League elbow and shoulder
  • Deconditioning
  • Scoliosis
  • Postural dysfunctions
  • Concussions


Services are conveniently located throughout the greater Cincinnati area: Burnet Campus, Winslow, Anderson, Fairfield, Green Township, Kentucky, Liberty, and Mason. We offer evening hours at all of our neighborhood locations.