Tag: "pediatric sports medicine"
New ‘collar’ being tested in Cincinnati could prevent concussions
A recent study of high school football players adds to mounting evidence that a neck collar may help reduce brain injury from sports-related head impacts. The Q-Collar, inspired by the
How Cincinnati Children’s is using video cameras to help heal young athletes
For any young athlete, injury can end long-term dreams of playing the sport they love. That’s why Cincinnati Children’s is resorting to a high-tech method to keep athletes healthy. The
Helping heal your child’s knee pain
Pain in the front part of the knee is a very common symptom in children. The knee is the largest joint in the body and where most growth occurs. Your
Preventing skin infections in athletes
Athletes are at a higher risk for skin infections than the general population. They often have skin-to-skin contact with opponents and teammates and encounter moist/wet environments. Dr. Greg Walker in
Healing wrist pain in young gymnasts
A brief summary and link to a story about healing wrist pain in young gymnasts.
Health issue for athletes who have irregular periods
A brief summary and media link to a story about female athletes and the impact of irregular periods.
Researchers hope new technology can prevent concussions
New technology is being tested by Cincinnati Children’s researchers to protect student athletes. The device, known as the Q-Collar, could lessen the risk of concussions from inside the skull, rather
To improve running form, strengthen hips
A brief summary and link to media post about improving running form.
New wearable neck collar could help reduce brain injuries in athletes
A brief summary and link to media article about a neck collar that could help reduce brain injuries in athletes.
How young athletes can overcome heel pain
A brief summary and media link to a story about heel pain by an athletic trainer with the sports medicine.
Study with local ties may impact concussion prevention
A brief summary and media link to story about a pending study that may impact concussion prevention.
Mr. Redlegs Causes Mischief at the Medical Center
With the Cincinnati Reds Opening Day quickly approaching, Mr. Redlegs made a short stop at Cincinnati Children’s to get ready for the season.
Kids’ Exercise Guidelines Need More Focus on Quality Along With Quantity
Current guidelines for physical activity for kids focus on duration, but Dr. Gregory D. Myer of Cincinnati Children’s Division of Sports Medicine says the quality of exercise is just as
Overuse Injuries: How to Identify and Prevent Them
Learning about overuse injuries and how to prevent them will help your young athlete play the sports they love more safely and go longer periods of time without injury.