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Physical Therapy

physical therapist showing exercise to a patient

Physical therapists at Johns Hopkins work with patients to create and carry out the best course of treatment for conditions that limit the ability to move, play sports, or perform daily activities. Our skilled team of therapists helps to prevent further injury, reduce pain, and maximize physical functioning.

Our Specialty Areas

Physical therapy is a key component in most of our rehabilitation programs. Learn more about the role physical therapists play in:

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Specialized Physical Therapy Programs

  • Gait analysis
  • Schroth Method for scoliosis
  • LSVT BIG for people with Parkinson disease
  • Lymphedema management
  • Pelvic floor pain and incontinence
  • Sports performance enhancement programs
    • Bike – computerized and high-speed video evaluation of cycle fit
    • Dance – pre-Pointe, injury risk screening and Pilates
    • Golf – Titleist Performance Institute 3D computerized swing assessment
    • Play – pre-participation sports concussion screening
    • Run – computerized and video assessment of running mechanics
  • Wound care
A map of physical therapy locations within the Johns Hopkins Rehabilitation Network

Johns Hopkins Physical Therapy Locations

As part of the Johns Hopkins Rehabilitation Network, we offer several convenient outpatient locations for physical therapy:

Sophie doing Schroth exercises for scoliosis with a physical therapist Peiting Lien.

Physical Therapy for Scoliosis: Sophie's Story

Sophie’s mom noticed her daughter’s scoliosis during a quick test that any parent can do at home. Thanks to Sophie’s early diagnosis, nighttime bracing and Schroth exercises guided by physical therapist Peiting Lien, Sophie can keep scoliosis in check without surgery.

Read Sophie's story.

Listen to a podcast from Aaron Keil, PT, DPT, OCS, about healthy running and the minimalist footwear movement.

Johns Hopkins accepts most major insurance plans, and many of them do not require a referral for physical therapy services.  For a listing of accepted insurances, click here

For Physicians:

Referral forms: cancer, ONRP, and Falls Prevention Clinic .


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