Recent Posts

Winston_Cast Care_Small Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Latasha Winston, MS, LAT, ATC
Monday, January 13, 2020

A Fungus Among Us: Dangers of a Wet Cast

While most kids see having a cast as being “cool”, there is a certain level of responsibility to taking care of your cast. Read full post>>

Family smiling together outside Posted By: Michele Tryon, CCLS
Tuesday, January 07, 2020

Parenting on the Same Page

Parenting practices are naturally passed down from generation to generation. However, what worked a generation ago, may not be effective today. Read full post>>

Young Girl Getting a Vaccine Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Marcella Childs
Monday, January 06, 2020

HPV vaccine: Why aren’t more adolescents getting it?

The HPV vaccine protects against nearly all cervical cancers and some cancers of the vagina, vulva, anus, and throat. So why aren't more teens getting it? Read full post>>

Close up of man's hands clutching his knee Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Adam S. Mistr, MSEd, ATC, LAT
Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Easing Knee Pain in Young Athletes

A common complaint from young athletes is: “My knee hurts.” In this post we help athletes understand why their knees hurt and what they can do to ease the pain. Read full post>>

Mom Buckling Baby into Car Seat Posted By: Eileen A. Gerling, OTR/L, ATP, CPSTI
Monday, December 16, 2019

Hitting the road this holiday season? Keep kids safe.

Amid the chaos of the holidays, the last thing on your mind is your child’s car seat, but please check that it's safely installed before hitting the road. Read full post>>

Close up of woman's hands and forearms lifting weights Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Cindy Midkiff
Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Shin Splints in the Forearm?

If your child has persistent forearm pain, schedule a visit with one of CHKD’s sports medicine physicians. It could be forearm splints. Read full post>>