Pediatric Sports Medicine Podcast
High school sports: I have fond memories of my 4 years as a cross country runner, the 3 years in track, and my one protest year of playing high school tennis when my school changed coaches for our d
It seems in my office the default diagnosis by many health care professionals and patients presenting with lower leg pain with exertion is shin splints. It’s an easy thing to fall back on as it’s a
When rehabbing an athlete after an injury or surgery, there are lots of protocols that are out there and tools at the disposal of the physical therapist and athletic trainer. It can get overwhelming
The media… it can be a love/hate relationship at times. We see a new publication talking about a medical breakthrough sensationalized in the media and our patients may get the wrong impression of wh
We are 18 months into the COVID-19 pandemic. Just about a year ago we had an episode trying to gauge what would happen with fall sports. To date, it has been the most downloaded episode of this podc
We have seen a lot in recent years that seems to be polarizing this country. More than I have ever witnessed in my nearly half century on this planet. In the last few years, an area that seems to be
We are back with another Research Review Episode of the Pediatric Sports Medicine Podcast. Today we are going to cover a sport near and dear to my heart…cross country running. I have two experts on
Many young athletes who play the sport of football have dreams and aspirations of playing in the NFL someday. Whether those dreams and aspirations are realistic or not is a different story. I could
Athletes sustain all sorts of musculoskeletal injuries. I’d put good money that most athletic trainers and sports medicine physicians feel pretty comfortable evaluating an ankle, knee or shoulder. But what happens when the trauma is to the abdomen?
Sports medicine professionals interact with athletes daily, many of whom have some underlying mental health issue. Commonly this may be anxiety or depression. We know that many athletes don’t feel comfortable disclosing their mental health issues or ...