Posts Categorized: Sports Medicine

May 3, 2019

Playing it Safe: Sports Injury Prevention Tips for Kids

Tackle. Dunk. Kick. Flip. Dive. The human body accomplishes some pretty incredible feats when at play — and most of the time, it does so unscathed. But injury can strike even the most talented athletes when they take the field or hit the court, and youth athletes are no exception. According to data from the…

Safety, Sports Medicine
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February 11, 2019

Protecting Youth Athletes from Dental Injuries

When you think of sports injuries in kids, things like concussions, sprains and broken bones likely come to mind. But with one in three youth athletes affected, injuries to the teeth and mouth are also high on the list, explains Parvathi Pokala, D.D.S., a pediatric dentist at Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego. With Children’s Dental Health…

Dental Health, Safety, Sports Medicine
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