Sports Shorts

CHKD Sports Med_Joint Pain May Signal Osteochondritis Dissecans_Small Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Charlie Wise, MS, ATC
Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Joint Pain May Signal Osteochondritis Dissecans

Some children who play sports develop a condition called osteochondritis dissecans (OCD). It happens when bone underneath a joint’s cartilage dies from a lack of blood flow. Read full post>>

CHKD Sports Med_Is it too cold to exercise_Small Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Kat Kussart, MSEd, ATC, LAT
Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Is It Too Cold To Exercise Outside?

Exercising in the cold can be done safely when taking the appropriate precautions. Read full post>>

chkd sports med_graston_small Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Alexandra McVicker DPT, OCS
Monday, January 21, 2019

Graston Technique: Physical Therapy Method Speeds Up Injury Healing

The Graston technique is an instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization, which allows physical therapists to realign tissue fibers and promote healing. Read full post>>

CHKD Sports Med_Overuse Injuries_Small Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Deborah Fischi, ATC
Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Five Tips to Lower Your Child's Risk for Overuse Injuries

A growing trend to specialize in one sport is leading young athletes to develop overuse injuries. These tips will help lower your child's risk for overuse injuries. Read full post>>

CHKD Sports Med_Turf Toe_Small Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Lauren Crockett, MS, ATC, VATL
Thursday, January 10, 2019

Turf Toe: Seek Treatment Early

If your child plays sports and experiences these symptoms in their big toe, they may have a condition that’s commonly called “turf toe.” Read full post>>

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>>