Orthopedic and Sports Rehabilitation

Akron Children's Orthopedic and Sports Rehab provides care for children and adults with injuries that affect their participation in sports, exercise or daily activities. Read More...

Myer Cortney
Cortney Myer, PT, DPT
Supervising Physical Therapist

Bragg Malinda
Malinda Bragg, PT, MS, CPI, CKTP
Licensed Physical Therapist

Ciborek Jessica
Jessica Ciborek, PT, DPT
Licensed Physical Therapist

Galpert Aaron
Aaron Galpert, MSEd. AT, ATC
Athletic Trainer

Krahe Amy
Amy Krahe, PT, MPT
Licensed Physical Therapist

Monti Ryan
Ryan Monti, PT, DPT
Licensed Physical Therapist

Norman Dan
Dan Norman, PT, CSCS
Licensed Physical Therapist

Perkins Matt
Matt Perkins, PT, MPT
Licensed Physical Therapist

Ross Lori
Lori Ross, MPT, CPI
Licensed Physical Therapist

Sklenka Douglas
Douglas Sklenka, MPT
Licensed Physical Therapist

Conditions We Treat

Conditions we treat
Here are some of the conditions treated in this department. Select a condition to get more information and resources: Growth plate injuries, Plantar fasciitis, and Turf toe.


Meet Our Patients



Orthopedic and Sports Rehabilitation - Overview

Akron Children’s Orthopedic and Sports Rehabilitation Program offers the highest quality care for children and young adults ages 10 and older with injuries affecting participation in sports and exercise.

Using evidenced-based practice, our team of experienced professionals provides comprehensive rehab services and individualized treatment plans for each athlete. Our goal is to ensure a quick and safe return to sports or activities, enhance performance and prevent future injuries.

In the evolving field of sports medicine, our staff maintains some of the highest and most advanced educational degrees and specialty certifications. We work closely with our board-certified sports medicine physicians in the care of our patients.

Our services include:

  • Comprehensive evaluations
  • Biomechanical analysis of sport-specific activities
  • Sports performance and training analysis with 3-D technology
  • Gait and running analysis and custom orthotic fabrication
  • Force plate analysis
  • Post-concussive rehabilitation
  • Customized, sport-specific treatment regimens
  • Pilates mat and reformer instruction, training and treatment
  • Manual therapy including mobilizations and Graston Technique®
  • Ongoing consultation with athletes, parents, physicians and coaches


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(330) 543-2110

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Akron Children's Hospital
Center for Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
Considine Professional Building
215 W. Bowery St., Suite 7200
Akron , OH 44308
Phone: 330-543-3500
Alt. Phone: 1-866-760-1950
Fax: 330-543-5001
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