Because children and teens are still growing and developing, they experience different types of sports-related injuries than adults. The Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital, Pediatric Sports Medicine Program is dedicated to supporting treatment and prevention of sports injuries in the growing athlete, or young sports enthusiast.
The interdisciplinary team members 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.
Congratulations to Dr. Stephen M. Swirsky DO, who was honored as a medical honoree at this weekend's Walk to Cure Arthritis.
The recent holiday season’s most popular toy, the hoverboard, is causing concern among the medical experts at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital.
Esteban, 14, receives treatment for at hip fracture at Nicklaus Children's Hospital.
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Dr. Craig Spurdle and Dr. Stephen Swirsky explain new surgical techniques and the prevention of sports injuries in children.