Blog Posts By: CHKD Sports Medicine

CHKD Sports Med_ACL Injury Prevention_Small Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Sara Stites, DPT, ATC
Thursday, April 12, 2018

ACL Injury Prevention

ACL injuries in young athletes are on the rise.Reduce the risk of ACL injury with these tips. Read full post>>

CHKD Sports Med_Soccer Injuries_Small Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Dr. David Smith
Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Is Soccer Heading Safe for Kids?

CHKD sports medicine specialist Dr. David Smith answers a very important question from a young athlete in San Diego about head injuries. Read full post>>

CHKD Sports Med_Lyme Disease_Small Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Nicole Skipper, ATC
Thursday, March 01, 2018

Declining Athletic Performance? Could it be Lyme Disease?

Could Lyme disease be affecting your child's athletic performance? CHKD certified athletic trainer Nicole Skipper shares the signs and symptoms of Lyme disease and how to prevent it. Read full post>>

CHKD Sports Med_Concussions and PT_Small Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Jessica Eisenberg DPT, MS, ATC
Thursday, February 22, 2018

Physical Therapy for Concussions

Physical therapy can play an important role in the treatment of concussions and post-concussion syndrome, helping to ensure a safe return to play. Read full post>>

CHKD Sports Med_Preventing Basketball Injuries_Small Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Erica Walters, DPT
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Preventing Basketball Injuries

Basketball players are at highest risk of injury between the ages of 10 and 19, with most injuries occurring during practice. Here are some tips to prevent those injuries. Read full post>>

CHKD Sports Med_Compartment Syndrome_Small Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Thomas Canty, ATC
Friday, February 09, 2018

What Causes Compartment Syndrome and How is it Treated?

Find out what causes compartment syndrome and how it's treated in this new blog post from CHKD's sports medicine team. Read full post>>