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Blog Posts By: CHKD Sports Medicine

Child playing video games. Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Eric McClung, ATC, CSCS, EMT, VATL
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>>

Young lady doing arm exercises with suspension straps at gym. Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Taylor Meier MS, LAT, ATC
Thursday, October 01, 2020

Suspension Training: More Than Just Straps

Suspension training can improve physical strength and stability. Learn more about its unique benefits and how it can benefit your young athlete here. Read full post>>

Kids stretching at home during the COVID-19 pandemic Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Charlie Wise, MS, ATC, VATL
Wednesday, September 09, 2020

Using Exercise to Maintain Mental Health

The mood-boosting benefits of exercise are needed more than ever. Help your child or student-athlete protect their mental health by encouraging a daily exercise routine. Read full post>>

Shot of a focused young little boy browsing on a digital tablet and wearing headphones while relaxing on the couch at home Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, John Knaul, MS, LAT, ATC
Thursday, August 27, 2020

Fix Your Posture, Fix Your Pain

Chronic neck and shoulder pain. Tension headaches. If your child has these symptoms, they could be caused by poor posture. Our sports medicine physicians can help. Read full post>>