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Game Changer

Published on in Children's View

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Setting Expectations for Pediatric ACL Surgery Recovery

Published on in CHOP News

Tween girl playing soccer in front of net

As participation in youth sports has grown, so has the rate of injury. Dr. Ted Ganley, a specialist in pediatric ACL reconstruction, talks about how to balance a child’s torn ACL recovery with a family’s hopes and demands.

Hand-held Device Could Someday Provide Fast, Objective Method to Diagnose Concussions in Youth Athletes

Doctor conducting eye test for concussion symptoms

A new study from CHOP demonstrates that a device measuring how the pupil responds to light can show clear differences in concussions.

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