Blog Posts By: CHKD Sports Medicine

Young girl concentrates while waiting for the tennis ball Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Alexandra McVicker PT, DPT, OCS, MDT, GTS
Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Elbow Pain: Why Neck Exercises May Be The Solution

Can neck exercises alleviate elbow pain in young athletes? CHKD Sports Medicine expert Alexandra McVicker shares how a new treatment method may help. Read full post>>

Injured girl soccer player, she is sitting on the grass and is getting her ankle checked out by the soccer coach. The referee is kneeling down with them. There is a teammate in the right side of the photograph who has taken a knee for her injured teammate. They are wearing light blue uniforms and black soccer shorts. There is a soccer ball by her feet. Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Hershel Mack, ATC
Wednesday, March 04, 2020

Who's on Your Team? CHKD.

Most organized athletic injuries happen at practice. Parents need to know who is on the sports medicine team at their child's school in case of an injury. Read full post>>

Shot of a sporty young woman working out with her fitness trainer Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Matthew Palozola, EP-C, RKC
Wednesday, February 26, 2020

The Kettlebell: A Universal Fitness Tool

Kettlebells are versatile tools in fitness. To avoid injury, it's best that young athletes learn to use them before adding them to their fitness routine. Read full post>>

Close up shot of runner's shoes Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Bridget Lee, ATC
Thursday, February 13, 2020

Choosing the Proper Footwear for Your Young Athlete

The shape of an athlete's arches should determine the type of shoe they wear. This and other helpful tips for choosing the proper shoe for your young athlete. Read full post>>

Young swimmer and her groupmates in water listening to trainer instructions during training Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Sean Burton, MBA, LAT, ATC
Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Are Year-Round Sports Good for Kids?

CHKD Athletic Trainer Sean Burton shares a letter he received from a parent asking if year-round sports are good for kids. See what he has to say here. Read full post>>

African American girl turning around and smiling at camera while sitting down with her all girls soccer team. Their uniforms are a bright green. Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Whitney Huffman, DPT, Schroth-Barcelona C1 Certified
Thursday, February 06, 2020

Scoliosis Patients: Get In the Game

Can my child with scoliosis play sports? What sports are the safest? These questions and more answered by a CHKD Sports Medicine expert. Read full post>>