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Blog Posts By: CHKD Sports Medicine

Injured teenage soccer player. Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Kathleen Bartlett, MS, VATL, ATC
Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Avulsion Fractures

Avulsion fractures tend to be more common when an athlete is having a growth spurt or hits puberty. Read for symptoms, treatment, and prevention in this blog. Read full post>>

Boy running soccer drills with his coach. Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Robert Liebau, MSEd, LAT, ATC
Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Understanding Osgood-Schlatter Disease

Active children can develop a condition called Osgood-Schlatter Disease (OSD), which causes chronic pain just below the knee. Learn more about OSD in this blog. Read full post>>

Chocolate milk for recovery after weightlifting session. Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Warren Feldman LAT, ATC
Wednesday, December 09, 2020

Sweet Treat Helps Recovery After Workout

Proper nutrients should be consumed to refuel within 30 minutes of the end of a hard workout. This surprising drink can aid post-workout recovery in many ways. Read full post>>

Child playing video games. Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Eric McClung
Wednesday, December 02, 2020

Sports Medicine for eSport Athletes

Like other sports, eSport athletes have a risk of injury. They can experience eye fatigue, neck and back pain, hand pain, as well as other health concerns. Read full post>>

Young man using dumbbells for lifting weights. Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Whitney Huffman, DPT
Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Weightlifting and Back Pain

Weightlifting can be a safe and effective way to build muscle. However, heavy lifting is often associated with back pain that can be caused by several things. Read full post>>

Father takes selfie while son holds a basketball on head Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Shelby Gregory, LAT, ATC
Friday, October 09, 2020

Sports Safety: A Parent’s Role

When it comes to sports, parents need to be more than their child’s No. 1 fan. It’s important that you are also an advocate for your child’s health and safety. Read full post>>