The Sports Health Center at Pinecrest is designed to help the young athletes in our community when it comes to prevention and rehabilitation of sports injuries.
The best way to help if your child is injured is elevating the injury and icing it. If you think there is a broken bone, consult with one of pediatric orthopedists.
Why do overuse injuries happen? Prevent sports injuries in young athletes with the proper training and injury prevention programs.
The leading cause of sudden death among young athletes is sudden cardiac death (SCD). Every three days in the U.S., a student athlete dies of SCD. Usually there are no advance signs or symptoms.
To schedule a free EKG screening, please visit: https://www.nicklauschildrens.org/freeEKG
When he was in high school, Andres was a wrestler, competing at some of the highest levels in the state. Then, in his senior year, the unimaginable happened; Andres suffered injuries that made it impossible for him to continue wrestling.
Pediatric orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Spurdle, MD, talks about sports injuries and prevention in children.
Dr. Monica Payares-Lizano. MD talks about the orthopedic care offered at Nicklaus Children's Hospital for pediatric musculoskeletal injuries.
Annie Casta, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric orthopedist with the Orthopedic Surgery Program.
Craig Spurdle, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon with the Orthopedic Surgery Program.
Stephen M. Swirsky, DO of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon with the Orthopedic Surgery Program.