Pediatric sports medicine
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Strength training is proven to reduce risk of injury and improve endurance in children involved in competitive sports.
At age 16, baseball player Carson Jackson was diagnosed with scoliosis. After an innovative surgical procedure at UH Rainbow corrected the curve in his spine, Carson is back in the game.
While no piece of equipment can prevent concussion or traumatic injury, there are ways to minimize the risk for young football players.
Most cases of sudden cardiac arrest in young athletes are due to underlying heart conditions that are genetic and go unrecognized.
Young athletes are at a higher risk of shoulder and elbow injuries from repeated overhead throwing motions. Learn how to help prevent these overuse injuries.
Getting outside and connecting with nature has a variety of health benefits, for kids and adults alike.
Grace was 12 years old when she suffered a complete tear of her right anterior cruciate ligament – the band of tissue that connects the thighbone to the shinbone at the knee. After surgery to reconstruct her ACL, this skier is stronger than ever.
Returning to play too soon after a head injury can have serious consequences. Learn to recognize the signs of concussion and ensure your child returns to play safely.