What specific services does the clinical program offer? 

Cincinnati Children’s Swimmer's program offers comprehensive full body evaluation that includes strength, range of motion (ROM), and flexibility specific to the sport of swimming to identify impairments that may be contributing to pain and / or altered performance. Physical therapists who specialize in swimming provide a swimming specific treatment plan of care to maximize success with full return to swimming. Analysis of swimming stroke as well as communication with coaches regarding stroke mechanics and participation modification provide the swimmer with comprehensive and team-based care. 

Who would benefit from the program?

Any age swimmer who is struggling to participate due to pain will benefit from personalized swimming specific care. 

At what locations do you offer this service?

What makes the team experts?

The Swimmer's program is led by Elizabeth Long, a board certified orthopedic clinical specialist who has vast personal background in swimming at multiple levels and is passionate about treatment of these athletes. The program is centered around evidence-based research related to swimming and is carried out by experts in the sport and pediatric conditions. 

Who should I contact for more information?

Elizabeth Long, PT, DPT, OCS Physical Therapist II

Email: Elizabeth.Long1@cchmc.org

Schedule an Evaluation 

Liberty Ortho Sports Physical Therapy

Phone: 513-803-9607