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Pediatric sports medicine

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The Benefits of Strength Training for Young Athletes

Strength training is proven to reduce risk of injury and improve endurance in children involved in competitive sports.

Carson Jackson pitching on the mound

High School Pitcher Rebounds after Scoliosis Diagnosis

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.

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Can Guardian Caps Reduce Youth Football Concussions?

While no piece of equipment can prevent concussion or traumatic injury, there are ways to minimize the risk for young football players.

A male athlete holds his chest in pain while running outdoors

Why Some Young Athletes Suffer Cardiac Arrest

Most cases of sudden cardiac arrest in young athletes are due to underlying heart conditions that are genetic and go unrecognized.

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Preventing Overhead Throwing Injuries in Youth Athletes

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.

A young boy leaping into his father's arms from a log while messing around in a playground at the park

Outdoor Play: Great for Kids (and Adults Too!)

Getting outside and connecting with nature has a variety of health benefits, for kids and adults alike.

Grace Sheets pauses on the slopes

Young Skier Is Stronger Than Ever After Knee Surgery

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.

Youth baseball players in dugout

Concussion Recovery Is Important for Kids

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.

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