Tag: "sports medicine"
Ways to Keep Kids Exercising During COVID-19
Despite many of their activities and sports being cancelled, kids still need to be physically active! A sports medicine physician explains why and how she's keeping her kids exercising during COVID-19.
Summer Practices: What To Know
You can do a lot at home to make sure your child is ready for practice in the heat of the summer. Learn the most important things you should know before your child hits the practice field.
Lower Back Pain in Kids: What Can Be Done?
Almost one-third of athletes will have back pain at some point while playing sports. It is one of the most common ailments we see in Orthopedic and Sports Medicine clinics and on the sideline. It is important to understand the cause of the pain and then treat it accordingly to help a child find relief.
Youth Dance Injuries: How to Identify the Issue
It’s likely that every dancer will experience pain at some point in their dance training. Being able to identify the type of pain your young dancer is feeling will help to make sure they are not continuing to practice when they should be receiving treatment and recovering.
Protecting the Brain in Sport: Research Shows Promise
The Q-Collar is a device that athletes wear around their neck and is designed to put a specific pressure on the jugular vein. That pressure on the vein keeps more blood near the brain, making it less likely to move when exposed to a head impact.
Why Strength Training Is Important For Young Athletes
Strength training is an important tool young athletes can utilize to make sure they're doing everything they can to avoid injury on the playing field.
Invisible Battle with Concussions – Catesby’s Recovery
Sarah Clay describes how her son Catesby was able to get back on the field after two concussions sidelined him for months.
The Power of Big Questions
Big questions lead to big medical discoveries. Learn how our research is answering questions and improving outcomes for kids.
Young Athletes Prone to a Rash of Skin Conditions
As a parent, you can be on the lookout for changes in your child’s skin. Look for cuts, sores, redness, a rash, swelling and pus.
Local concussion study publishes more promising results
Promising results were published last month in the Journal of Neurotrauma, regarding a concussion study performed by Cincinnati Children’s which has followed high school football players from Moeller and St. Xavier
Helping female athletes achieve a healthy mind, body
The female athlete triad is a combination of three conditions: low calorie intake, menstrual function and loss of bone density. It can affect girls in all sports and put them
Gymnast Avoids Surgery After Serious Elbow Injury
For young athletes, severe injuries can be debilitating. At Cincinnati Children's, a promising gymnast avoids surgery in her recovery from an elbow injury.
Seton Soccer Team Latest To Use Protective Collar
A brief summary and link to a media story about researchers studying a protective collar with the Seton girls soccer team.
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.
Drive to Protect Brain from Concussions Inspired by Woodpeckers
A brief summary of and link to a story about research on a collar-like device designed to minimize sports-related concussions.
Reds announce high school showcase schedule
A brief summary of a story about the Skyline Chili Reds Futures High School Showcase presented by Cincinnati Children’s Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics.
Concussions: It’s OK For Kids To Play Contact Sports
Parents often wonder if they should let their kids play contact sports that could lead to concussions. Here is some advice from our Director of Sports Medicine Research.
St. X, Moeller aid in concussion prevention study
A brief summary of and link to a Cincinnati Enquirer story about an experimental device to minimize sports-related concussions.