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 »

Low Back Pain in Children and Adolescents

Most people think of lower back pain as an “older person’s” diagnosis, but it has become prevalent in children and... Read full post »

Why Your Child Should Be Strength Training This Summer

Even though it feels like we just put away our winter coats, fall is just around the corner. For fall... Read full post »

The Importance of Sports Nutrition for Young Athletes

Young athletes train long hours for their sport. In order to optimize that training, proper nutrition needs to be a... Read full post »

Using Video Analysis to Prevent Throwing Injuries

Continuing advancements in technology have given athletic trainers tools to help provide the best care for student athletes, and with... Read full post »

Is Strength Training Safe for Kids?

The safety and effectiveness of children participating in strength training has previously been a source of great debate. However, despite... Read full post »
Concussions in Young Athletes: Are There Long Term Effects?

Concussions in Young Athletes: Are There Long Term Effects?

Recently, the movie Concussion was released, focusing on the efforts of a doctor named Bennett Omalu to link a degenerative... Read full post »
Early Sports Specialization: Do Benefits Outweigh Risks?

Early Sports Specialization: Does Benefit Outweigh Risk?

Early sports specialization is when a young athlete chooses a single sport to practice and play exclusively. This usually occurs... Read full post »