Tag: Sports Medicine

Two teenaged girls playing lacrosse on an outdoor field wearing eye protection. September 28, 2018

How to prevent sports-related eye injuries

The right gear can prevent traumatic injury to the eyes during youth sports and activities.

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Eye Prevention

A nurse casts a boy's left arm September 25, 2018

When childhood play leads to a broken arm or hand

A cast or splint usually helps heal a child's broken arm. Fractures involving the elbow may need surgery.

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Bone & Joint Children Infants & Toddlers

concussion baseline testing August 15, 2018

Baseline testing aids in treating concussions

Learn the importance of having baseline testing before concussions strike.

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Brain & Memory Fitness Prevention

sports injury prevention for youth April 30, 2018

What to know to protect youth athletes

Evidence-based safety practices can greatly reduce risk of injury and death.

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Safety Teens

predators team physician April 18, 2018

A Q&A with a Nashville Predators team physician

In this Q&A, Jed Kuhn, M.D., a team physician for the NHL Predators, describes his (eighth-row) view of Smashville's blood, sweat nd triumphs.

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Fitness

February 16, 2018

Youth sports safety tips: Everything that parents need to know

Youth sports can teach a child so much. Here are pre-season tips for making this a safe experience.

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Children Teens

child isn't good at sports October 13, 2017

5 things to know when your child isn’t good at sports

Every sport is not for every child. Read one mom's advice.

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Children

school AEDs and safety July 20, 2017

How school AEDs help keep children safer

More schools require these units to be prepared for sudden cardiac arrest, a threat to student athletes.

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Children Prevention Teens

hydration for youth athletes June 20, 2017

Hydration for youth athletes: Keeping young athletes on the field

Know how much fluid young athletes need to stay hydrated during practice and games.

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Fitness