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Young student watching lesson online and studying from home. Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Lauren Hartsfield, PT, DPT
Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Home Desk Tips for Improved Posture

Many kids are spending several hours sitting at a desk in front of a tablet or computer. Ensure your child’s home setup promotes good posture with these tips. Read full post>>

Male high school basketball player. Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Jennifer Eda, MSAT, LAT, ATC
Tuesday, August 17, 2021

All Pain, No Gain: Stop Ignoring Injuries

When an athlete ignores pain, it can cause injuries that follow them for the rest of their lives. Prevent sports-related injuries in your child with these tips. Read full post>>

Young woman building strength at the gym. Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Jake Moskowitz, ATC, LAT
Monday, July 12, 2021

Exercise: Building Strength from Weakness

A very common problem seen in young athletes is an imbalance of strength. Read this blog for basic tips to begin working towards muscular symmetry. Read full post>>

Young girl about to go surfing. Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Adam Mistr, MSEd, ATC, LAT
Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Prevent Common Surfing Injuries

Surfing is a popular way for Hampton Roads families to get some exercise. Help your kids avoid common surfing injuries with these tips. Read full post>>

Young boy with soccer ball giving a thumbs up. Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Amy Swistak MSEd, VATL, ATC
Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Thumb Injuries: Resist Urge to Pull

When you injure your thumb, your first instinct is to pull it. CHKD sports medicine shares why you should resist the urge to pull an injured thumb in this blog. Read full post>>

Teenager at school on a bike. Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Tim McDonald, PT, MS, ATC
Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Basic Bike Fitting Tips

The warmer temperatures that come with spring make it a great time to ride a bike. Use these tips when fitting your bike to your body to ensure a safe ride. Read full post>>