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ODU Monarch Physical Therapy

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Serving the Community. Educating Students. Advancing Research.

*Currently accepting new patients on our Norfolk Campus.

ODU Monarch Physical Therapy is dedicated to providing the Hampton Roads community with a unique rehabilitation experience that draws on faculty expertise and research.

We incorporate teaching and research in clinical activities that provide advanced assessment and rehabilitation services in an environment designed to aid in the education of students.

We provide:

  • Physical, occupational & speech therapy services for patients with orthopedic and neurologic conditions and injuries
  • Services for infants, children and adults
  • One-on-one care by ODU's licensed therapists and board-certified specialists
  • Evidence-based therapeutic techniques
  • Flexible and convenient clinic hours
  • Reserved parking for our patients



For on-site & telehealth appointments, call the clinic at 757-683-7041

  Monday - Thursday: 7:00am - 7:00pm

  Friday: 7:00am - 3:00pm


Our facility is located at 1015 West 47th Street, Norfolk, VA between Colley Avenue and Hampton Boulevard, bordered by Killam Avenue and Monarch Way. The entrance to the clinic is on 47th Street.

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ODU Monarch Physical Therapy participates with most major insurance carriers and workers' compensation plans.

We offer:


  • Physical, occupational and speech therapy services for infants, children, and adults
  • On-site and telehealth therapy services
  • Individualized treatment programs to enhance recovery
  • Standardized gait and balance assessments to reduce falls risk
  • Pelvic health physical therapy
  • Hand therapy
  • Innovative technology:
    • Functional e-stim upper and lower body bike
    • Virtual reality training
    • Body weight support systems to improve walking and balance
  • Robotics to improve function
  • Interprofessional collaboration to optimize outcomes

Andy Wallach

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Andy Wallach works out at Monarch Physical Therapy.

"I love the students. They want you to get better. They are so enthusiastic about their work that it makes you want to come here."

- Andy Wallach



"The clinic dramatically changed our lives for the better."

- Cynthia Faschini

Helen "Helena" Ausink

 Helen “Helena” Ausink

ODU Monarch PT Clinic patient Helena Ausink is all smiles during her therapy session.

"The impact has been incredible," Helena says, adding that she is also grateful for the time that the students at the clinic have given her during her rehabilitation.

"My balance has been much more steady. I've gotten stronger. I had to relearn things as simple as skipping."

- Helen "Helena" Ausink


William Burke Gillespie

William Burke Gillespie

Physical therapist Karen Royall works with toddler William Gillespie during one of his therapy sessions.

"His hard-wiring of his brain was fine; he is otherwise just a typical baby, but because of what happened—that put him at a delay," said Karen Royall, a pediatric physical therapist, who has been working with the Gillespies since they have arrived at the clinic. "When William first arrived, he had difficulty rolling and difficulty pushing up on his tummy because he had never been on his tummy."

- Karen Royall, pediatric physical therapist, ODU Monarch Physical Therapy


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