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Blog Posts By: CHKD Sports Medicine

Teenage friends wearing masks during softball practice. Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Nicole Lloyd, PT, DPT, ATC
Monday, February 15, 2021

New Sports Recommendation: Cloth Face Coverings

Sports pose different levels of risk of COVID-19 exposure based on a variety of factors. Learn what experts recommend when playing sports during the pandemic. Read full post>>

Woman applying sticking plaster to little child's foot. Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Deborah Fischi, LAT, ATC, MSEd
Wednesday, February 03, 2021

Tips to Prevent and Treat Blisters

Proper prevention and care of blisters can keep you active for as long as you'd like. Read for tips you and your kids can use to prevent and treat blisters. Read full post>>

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>>