As more children and teens participate in year-round organized sports, the possibility of a sports related injury increases. Injuries and conditions of the bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons, and joints experienced by young athletes can be very different than with adult patients. Also, children are not always as adept as adults in communicating the health problems that they may be experiencing.
What Types of Treatments Do Pediatricians Provide?
We Diagnose, treat, and manage the musculoskeletal and medical problems of children and teens, including the following:
Sprains and strains
Minor fractures and avulsions
Nutrition and supplement issues
Exercise-related seasonal allergies
Athletic skin conditions
Return to play after mononucleosis