Sports Health & Pediatric Sports Medicine

Pediatric Sports Medicine

Because children and teens are still growing and developing, they experience different types of sports-related injuries than adults. The Nicklaus Children's Hospital, Pediatric Sports Medicine Program is dedicated to preventing and treating sports injuries in the growing athlete, or young sports enthusiast.

Our interdisciplinary orthopedic sports medicine specialists at three Nicklaus Children's locations work together to provide the most advanced care in orthopedic sports medicine for their patient by incorporating an array of diagnostic and therapeutic services such as X-ray, MRI, occupational and physical therapy to the treatment plan as needed.

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Nicklaus Children's Hospital Now Offering EOS Imaging Services in Broward County

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Contact Pediatric Sports Medicine
 305-662-8366

Sports Medicine at Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Dr. Craig Spurdle and Dr. Stephen Swirsky explain new surgical techniques and the prevention of sports injuries in children.


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