Sports Shorts

Diaz_Power Development_Small Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Daniel Diaz, NASM-CPT, XPS
Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Power Development: Personal Training for Athletes

At CHKD, our exercise specialists build power development into training sessions to help athletes perform their best and lower their risk for injuries. Read full post>>

Mansfield_Proper Eyewear_Small Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Marti Mansfield, ATC
Friday, May 03, 2019

Proper Eyewear Promotes Sports Performance

When it comes to sports performance, don’t overlook an integral part of your child’s equipment: proper eyewear. Read full post>>

Gilmartin_Does the Shoe Fit_Small Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Kellie Gilmartin MSED, ATC
Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Does the Shoe Fit? Proper Footwear Helps Prevent Injuries.

Too often, an athlete wears shoes that are old, worn, and don’t properly fit their foot type. This is one of the many causes of shin, ankle, and foot injuries. Read full post>>

Ackerman_Sports Med_Apophysitis_Small Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Beth Ackerman, PT, DPT, SCS
Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Apophysitis: 3 Ways Physical Therapy Improves Overuse Injury

What is apophysitis and how can physical therapy help the four most common types? CHKD Sports Medicine physical therapist Beth Ackerman, PT, DPT, SCS, explains. Read full post>>

Sports Med_Specialized Care_Small Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Nicole Lloyd, PT, DPT, ATC
Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Sports Injuries: Kids Need Specialized Care

Research shows – and experts agree – that kids benefit from specialized care when it comes to treating sports injuries and navigating a successful recovery. Read full post>>

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

If your young athlete complains about joint pain, talk to your pediatrician. Some kids who play sports develop a condition called osteochondritis dissecans. Read full post>>