About CHKD Sports Medicine

CHKD's sports medicine program offers the most comprehensive care for your young athlete. From diagnosis and treatment to customized rehabilitation plans, we specialize in physical therapy and injury prevention programs for active children and teens. Our team is composed of pediatric orthopedic surgeons, sports medicine specialists, physician assistants, certified athletic trainers and pediatric sports medicine physical therapists.
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    CHKD Sports Med_Sudden Cardiac Arrest_Small Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Eric McClung, ATC, CSCS, EMT, VATL
    Wednesday, November 28, 2018

    Preventing Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Young Athletes

    How can we prevent sudden cardiac arrest in young athletes? A thorough pre-participation physical done by the athlete’s primary care physician is an important first step. Read full post>>

    CHKD Sports Med_Got Water_Small Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Christine Moore, ATC, VATL
    Tuesday, November 20, 2018

    Thirsty? Got Water?

    Choosing the right hydration beverage for your child during athletic events and practices can be confusing. In most cases, water will be the best choice; but there are times when a well-balanced sports drink may be the better option. Read full post>>

    CHKD Sports Med_When to see the doctor_small Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Kaite Pennock, MS, ATC
    Wednesday, September 12, 2018

    A Visit to the Doctor is Worth Your Time

    “How long should I wait before taking my child to the doctor if they are in pain?” This is a difficult question that many parents of young athletes find themselves asking. Read full post>>

    CHKD Sports Med_Pain_Small Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine
    Wednesday, July 25, 2018

    Stick it to Pain with Iontophoresis

    There are several different methods for delivering medication. People are generally most familiar with taking medication by mouth and through injections, but these are not the only options available. Read full post>>

    CHKD Sports Med_Anger Management in Sports_Small Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine
    Wednesday, July 18, 2018

    Managing Anger During a Sports Competition

    Use these techniques to help de-escalate an anger-filled situation felt during any competition. Read full post>>

    CHKD Sports Med_Cutaneous Wounds_Small Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine
    Wednesday, July 11, 2018

    Treating Minor Cutaneous Wounds

    Learn the benefits of moist wound management. Read full post>>