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Overuse Injuries in Sports | Parenting Tips

Overuse injuries are subtle and usually occur over time, making them challenging to diagnose and treat. In today’s episode, Dr. ...

Departments

Young Athlete Center Specializes in Treating Sports-Related Injuries

Recognizing the importance of athletics in the lives of children and adolescents today, Washington University and St. Louis Children’s Hospital ...

Departments

Meet the Brains Behind Concussion Care: Mark Halstead, MD

Growing up in Wisconsin, Mark Halstead, MD, a Washington University pediatric sports medicine physician at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, played ...

Expert Advice

Youth Sports Specialization

View advice from our experts on a variety of topics to help keep your children healthy and safe all year ...

Expert Advice

What Is Osgood-Schlatter Disease?

View advice from our experts on a variety of topics to help keep your children healthy and safe all year ...

Expert Advice

Thrower's Exercises

There are many benefits of playing sports. Kids active in sports rely on exercise to strengthen muscle and bone, lower ...

Expert Advice

Good Coach, Bad Coach

Demanding, intolerant coaches can ruin a child’s love of the game. Learn to identify the signs of a bad coach ...

Expert Advice

Competing Against Herself

Eating less to lose weight or play better can lead to big problems for girls who play sports. ...

Patient Stories

Tyler's Shoulder Fracture

There's no one better to describe the special care St. Louis Children's Hospital provides than our patients and their families. ...