Tag: "sports safety"
Caring for Young Athletes: The Importance of Pediatric Specialists
Every parent of a young athlete wants their child to participate in the sport they love and be as successful as possible. If that young athlete has an injury, going to specialists who care for professional athletes can seem like a good idea, but care for adolescent athletes isn’t the same as for adults
Need a Sports Physical? See Your Pediatrician
A sports physical should be part of routine preventive care done by your child’s primary care provider. Why? Better care, better cost, better access.
Winter Sports Injuries: What You Need to Know
These safety tips can help protect your kids from common winter sports injuries associated with skiing, snowboarding and sledding.
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.
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.
Sports Specialization: Why Balance is Healthy for Young Athletes
Learn more about sports specialization, the associated risks and how to help your young athlete find the proper balance.
Ankle Sprains in Kids – Know the Symptoms
Sprained ankles are one of the most common injuries in children that play sports. Learn the symptoms from our Pediatric Sports Medicine team.