athletes

Performing Arts Medicine: Preventing Injuries to the Artistic Athlete

Dance competition season is in full swing and just like other sports, there are long, grueling practices with repetition of... Read full post »

Injury Prevention in Softball and Baseball

Throwing injuries can put limitations on the ability of some athletes to continue playing their sport. Throwing and pitching require... Read full post »

Soccer Injuries Are on the Rise: What Parents Need to Know

Soccer has become an increasingly popular sport in the United States, both professionally and recreationally with over 3 million registered... Read full post »

Shoulder Injuries in Young Athletes

Shoulder injuries in young athletes are very common and can vary in cause and severity depending on each individual athlete’s... Read full post »

Massage Therapy for Sports Injuries

Kids, like adults, get injured doing the things they love. We often think that kids are ‘resilient’ or will ‘bounce... Read full post »

Overscheduling, Overuse Injuries and Burnout in Youth Sports

Over 60 million kids take part in organized sports in the U.S. and 75% of them play more than one... Read full post »

Why Your Child’s Sports Physical Should Be Done in a Doctor’s Office

While there are no national regulations, the American Academy of Family Physicians along with the American College of Sports Medicine,... Read full post »

Healthy Eating for Young Athletes

Eating right is an important part of life for young athletes.  Getting the proper nutrition before and after a workout,... Read full post »