Sports Medicine and Performance Center Resources
Some sports injuries are unavoidable, but many can be prevented. Review these tips for avoiding sports injuries in children.
Most states have a youth sports concussion law to help reduce the risk of student-athletes suffering concussion, and its long-term consequences.
For Parents and Caregivers
Learn about joint injections as a treatment for children with arthritis. High-dose steroid is injected directly into the joint, most commonly the temporomandibular joint in the jaw or the subtalar joint in the foot.
Ian Lahey, PT, DPT, OCS, SCS, CSCS, FAAOMPT, a physical therapist with the Sports Medicine and Performance Center at CHOP, discuss the latest non-surgical treatments for scoliosis in children, including guidelines for wearing braces, the benefits of scoliosis rehab, and ongoing research.
A CHOP sports medicine physical therapist and a patient demonstrate the first phase in a home program to rehabilitate your foot or ankle following an injury.
A CHOP sports medicine physical therapist and a patient demonstrate the second phase in a home program to rehabilitate your foot or ankle following an injury.
A teenage athlete demonstrates warm up activities, dynamic stretching, strengthening and plyometrics for sports injury prevention.
OrthoInfo is a trusted source of information from AAOS about musculoskeletal conditions and injuries — how they are treated, as well as how they can be prevented.
The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine is an international organization of orthopaedic surgeons and other allied health professionals dedicated to sports medicine.