Concussions are head injuries causing a temporary brain dysfunction rather than a structural injury.
Concussion / Head Injuries
With the increase of head injuries in sports and their potential long-term effects, our office has implemented baseline screening of patients participating in athletic programs.
Heat induced illness in young children and adolescents is preventable. Exertional Heatstroke is the leading cause of preventable death in high school athletes.
Heat Stress & Exercise
Nutrition and Hydration are so important for young athletes. These – adapted from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, can answer many of your questions.
Sports Nutrition & Hydration
“Ready. Set. Prevent.” is a lower extremity injury prevention program developed by doctors and physical therapists at the Sports Medicine and Performance Center at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
Injury Prevention Program – Ready, Set, Prevent
General Guidelines for Sports Hygiene, Skin Infections and Communicable Diseases