Mom Docs

Differences Between Sports Physicals & Well Child Exams

If your child plays school sports, it’s more than likely they will need to have a sports physical. Many parents ...

Patient Stories

Teen Athlete Fights Rare Knee Condition With Surgery, Rehab and Hard Work

Learn more about Nina Simpson's journey and struggle with osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) and her experience with St. Louis Children's Hospital. ...

Mom Docs

Keeping Your Cross Country Runner Healthy and Uninjured

As we head towards the beginning of August, high school sports will be getting back into full swing. Kids will ...

Expert Advice

An Opponent Like No Other

Focusing too much on shedding weight to improve performance on the field or court can have major health consequences for ...

Expert Advice

Multiple Sport Advantage

It's easy to develop an injury if a child is playing multiple sports. St. Louis Children's Hospital gives prevention techniques ...

Mom Docs

Returning to Sports in the COVID-19 Era

The pandemic has changed life as we know it. Everything looks different than it did six months ago, and that ...

Expert Advice

How to Train during a Global Pandemic

Tips for those in the soccer community — players, parents, coaches and referees — to stay active, and even improve ...

Mom Docs

Burnout Prevention for Young Athletes

A few weeks ago, my eight-year-old joined a baseball team. I am now a baseball Mom. Wait, that made it ...

Mom Docs

Exercise for Injury Prevention

Recently I was giving a talk to a group of elementary-aged girls about injury prevention in sports. My first thoughts ...

Departments

Meet the Future of Injury Prevention

The orthopedic surgeons and physical therapists at St. Louis Children’s Hospital have developed new technology that will allow them to ...