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Akron Children's Hospital offers the only pediatric-focused sports rehabilitation program in northeast Ohio. We treat children ages 12 and up, as well as young adults who have injuries affecting their participation in sports and exercise.

Using evidence-based practice, our team of experienced professionals provides comprehensive rehab services and individualized treatment plans for each athlete. We work closely with our sports medicine physicians and orthopedic surgeons in the care of our patients.

Our goal is to ensure a quick, safe return to sports or activities, enhance performance and prevent future injuries.

 

Specialized care.

Our team includes athletic trainers, physical therapists, nurse practitioners and dietitians, who offer the only pediatric-focused sports rehab program in northeast Ohio. We work with our sports medicine doctors in diagnosing and treating sports and activity-related injuries, including counseling patients on proper nutrition and training practices to prevent injury. We also work closely with our orthopedic surgeons when sports rehab isn't enough.

Our services include:

  • Comprehensive evaluations
  • Customized, sport-specific treatment plans
  • Biomechanical analysis of sport-specific activities or movements
  • Sports performance and training analysis with 3-D technology
  • Gait and running analysis/retraining and custom orthotic fabrication
  • Force plate analysis to measure the effects of running, walking or jumping on the lower body
  • Rehabilitation following concussion
  • Pilates mat and reformer instruction, training and treatment
  • Manual therapy including mobilizations and Graston Technique® and Active Release Technique®
  • Trigger point dry needling
  • Ongoing consultation with athletes, parents, physicians and coaches

As an affiliate organization with the American Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), we are dedicated to educating athletes, parents, athletic trainers, coaches and healthcare providers about the rapid increase in youth sports injuries, the necessary steps to help reverse the trend, and the need to keep young athletes healthy.

Locations/Contact Us

Contact Sports Rehab

330-543-2110

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Sports Medicine Center
Akron Children's Hospital Specialty Care
Considine Professional Building
215 W. Bowery St.
Suite 7300
Akron, Ohio 44308
Fax: 330-543-3851
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Sports Rehab, Boardman
Akron Children's Hospital Specialty Care
6505 Market St.
Building C, Suite 2160
Boardman, Ohio 44512
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Sports Rehab, Hudson
Akron Children's Hospital Specialty Care
Life Center Plus Health and Fitness Center
5133 Darrow Road
Hudson, Ohio 44236
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Sports Rehab, Medina
Akron Children's Hospital Specialty Care
3443 Medina Road, Door 2 (Suite 110)
Medina, Ohio 44256
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Sports Rehab, Warren
Akron Children's Hospital Specialty Care
The Market Place
5000 E. Market St., Suite 28
Warren, Ohio 44484
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