Sports Medicine - Columbus, Ohio :: Nationwide Children's Hospital

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

Understanding Rhabo: Why You Should Take Exertional Rhabdomyolysis Seriously

While it feels as if high school football season has just ended, many high schools and universities have already started rigorous off-season training programs. ... [read more]

Winter Workout: Exercise During TV Commercials

As always, consult with your child’s physician before implementing any new exercise routine. How do you keep your family active throughout the winter? By encou... [read more]

Injury Prevention in Softball and Baseball

Throwing injuries can put limitations on the ability of some athletes to continue playing their sport. Throwing and pitching require repetitive, explosive body moveme... [read more]

Our Top 10 Posts of 2016

It is time, once again, to reflect on the last year and thank the many contributors to 700 Children’s (we added 57 new auth... [read more]

Skiing and Snowboarding Injury Prevention: Reducing Risk on the Slopes

Cold weather is here and snow is starting to fall, which means the unofficial start of skiing and snowboarding season! While this is... [read more]
 

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Nationwide Children’s Sports Medicine experts work to treat athletic injuries and provide services to help prevent them in the first place.

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Sports Authority

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Nationwide Children’s Sports Medicine not only works to treat athletic injuries, but provides services to help prevent them altogether.

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