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Smiling fitness mother and teen daughter together eating apple sitting on stadium after training on sunny spring day Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Grace Murphy, PT, DPT, OCS
Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Fueling the Young Athlete

Athletes need to consume adequate amounts of food to maintain a healthy weight and maximize training effects. Find out what foods are best for young athletes here. Read full post>>

Thirsty soccer player drinking water on the sidelines of playing field. Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Jamie Legner, MSAT, ATC, LAT
Thursday, June 04, 2020

Summer Safety: Understanding Heat-Related Illness

Heat-related illnesses can have severe consequences and should never be ignored. They can happen to anyone, but athletes can be especially at risk. Read full post>>

Runner hurting holding painful sprained ankle in pain Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine
Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Ankle Sprain: When to Get X-rays

Young athletes have probably experienced some sort of ankle injury at one point or another. When should they seek medical attention? Find out here. Read full post>>

Youth hockey player sitting in dressing room Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Michael Mosciano, MA, ATC, LAT
Wednesday, May 06, 2020

Prevent Burnout for Young Athletes

There is no cure for burnout, and you can’t just train through it. Taking these steps may help prevent burnout among young athletes. Read full post>>

Woman runner on the road shoes are prepared to leave the starting point. Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Christine Minor, MSEd, ATC
Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Got Heel Pain?

A heel injury, called Sever's disease, is a common overuse injury seen by athletic trainers working with youth and adolescent athletes. Learn more about it here. Read full post>>

Cupping cups on back of young boy Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Shannon Brown, LPTA, MCTP
Monday, April 20, 2020

Cupping: Complementary Therapy May Promote Healing

Cupping therapy can be used to help ease muscle tension, decrease swelling, and increase circulation to an area. Learn more about the technique here. Read full post>>