What specific services does the clinical program offer?
The Thrower's Clinic was developed with both the injured and healthy baseball and softball player in mind. Our clinic is staffed with highly trained physical therapists who are adept at evaluating and treating a wide-range of throwing injuries such as:
Athletes receive a comprehensive full-body evaluation that includes strength, range of motion, and individual throwing mechanics to identify any issues that may lead to injury or decreased performance. All athletes receive an individualized plan that includes throwing mechanic correctives with videos along with drills for improving strength and range of motion. The goal of the Thrower's Clinic is to return athletes to their active lifestyle, decrease risk of future injuries and improve performance.
Who would benefit from the program?
Injured throwing athletes.
At what locations do you offer this service?
What makes the team experts?
The Cincinnati Children’s Thrower's Clinic is made up of physical therapists who not only have multiple years of experience treating throwers but also played at a high level themselves. Our team understands the demands and stresses of the game. We combine this with our expertise in physical therapy treatment for throwers to best treat young athletes. Our team also lectures locally and nationally to help improve throwers' health and rehabilitation across the United States. It is our passion to ensure our throwers get healthy faster and stay on the field longer.
Who should I contact for more information?
Eric Bellm, PT, DPT, OCS Physical Therapist II
Our Ready to Play Program
Our Ready to Play Program is dedicated to ensuring your youth athlete is ready to play his or her sport safely at the highest level possible. This fee for service program is focused on enhancing sports-specific performance and reducing risk of injury in your healthy athlete.
- Location: Green Township
- Program lead: Eric Bellm, PT, DPT
We offer two options: