Pediatric Sports Health & Sports Medicine

Specialist Programs and Services

Whether your child is competing as an elite athlete at a national level or just loves to run in the park, our holistic, specialized programs will help them achieve their personal health and fitness goals.

A Team Approach to Care

Our Sports Health Team brings together some of the region’s top specialists to focus on enhancing young athletes’ sports performance through a focus on injury prevention, performance optimization, post-injury rehabilitation and return to safe play participation.

  • Orthopedists and orthopedic surgeons specializing in sports medicine for the growing athlete, including both surgical and nonsurgical treatments.
  • Cardiac care experts to assess heart function and metabolics.
  • Concussion care experts to evaluate, treat and monitor head injuries.
  • Occupational and physical therapists at numerous South Florida locations to ensure optimal recovery, and optimize movement mechanics to prevent injury and reduce the risk of re-injury.
  • Athletic Trainers to support individual athletes and sports teams in injury prevention and performance optimization.
  • Nutritional experts to help maximize performance through nutritional evaluation, education and guidance.
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Prevention of Sports Injuries in Children
Pediatric orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Spurdle MD, talks about sports injuries and prevention in children.

Ranked Among the Best Children's Hospitals for Orthopedics by U.S News & World Report