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Sports Medicine

Children and teens to age 18 require expert care, especially when they’re serious athletes. These kids are still growing. And their health care needs are unique.

To reach their full potential, student athletes need a level of expertise found only at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Our Sports Medicine Program offers something adult care providers can’t – a complete understanding of the young athlete.

Our comprehensive team of specialists works closely with coaches, athletic trainers, primary care physicians and parents to deliver age-appropriate care designed to get athletes back in the game as quickly and safely as possible.

Nationwide Children's Sports Medicine provides care at several Columbus and central Ohio locations:

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Sports Medicine News & Updates

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Information

It takes an expert team to address sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), which happens when the heart unexpectedly stops beating, stopping blood flow to the brain and other vital organs. At Nationwide Children's Hospital, specialists in Pediatric Cardiology and Sports Medicine are ready to lead the way. Read more.

Cupping Therapy: Does it Improve Athletic Abilities?

Cupping is an ancient form of medicine that lost popularity in the western medical world towards the late 20th century. Lately, this method of t... [read more]

Lindsay’s Law and Sudden Cardiac Arrest: What Parents Need to Know

Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) occurs when the heart suddenly and unexpectedly stops beating, cutting off blood flow to the brain and other vital organ... [read more]

Shoulder Pain and Injuries in Volleyball Athletes

Whether your volleyball athlete is just starting their season or has been training year-round, shoulder pain is not normal and can hinder an athlete’s perfor... [read more]

Physical Therapy for an ACL Injury

In the eyes of many young athletes, no situation can be more hopeless than a knee injury that requires surgical repair. It may feel career-... [read more]

How to Improve Your Child’s Golf Game with Strength Training

Flowers are blooming, the heat is rising and young golfers are teeing off! Many kids are working on improving their swing and perfecting for... [read more]
 
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