Sports Shorts

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_Pilates_Small Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine
Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Can Pilates Improve Sports Performance?

Learn how Pilates can increase core strength and/or ease back pain? Read full post>>