Pediatric Sports Health & Sports Medicine

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Sports Health Center at Pinecrest

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.

How can I tell if my child is hurt? - Dr. Annie Casta explains

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.

What are sports overuse injuries? - Dr. Annie Casta explains

Why do overuse injuries happen? Prevent sports injuries in young athletes with the proper training and injury prevention programs.

What is the importance of an EKG screening for young athletes? - Dr. Anthony Rossi explains

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

November Patient of the Month: Andres

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.

Prevention of Sports Injuries in Children | Keeping Kids Healthy

Pediatric orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Spurdle, MD, talks about sports injuries and prevention in children.

Orthopedic Care for Pediatric Musculoskeletal Injuries | Keeping Kids Healthy

Dr. Monica Payares-Lizano. MD talks about the orthopedic care offered at Nicklaus Children's Hospital for pediatric musculoskeletal injuries.

Meet Doctor Annie Casta - Pediatric Orthopedist

Annie Casta, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric orthopedist with the Orthopedic Surgery Program.

Meet Doctor Craig Spurdle - Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

Craig Spurdle, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon with the Orthopedic Surgery Program.

Meet Doctor Stephen M. Swirsky - Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

Stephen M. Swirsky, DO of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon with the Orthopedic Surgery Program.