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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

Exercise as Medicine: What’s Your Child’s Dose?

If you knew you could help prevent diseases by taking medicine, you likely would. Well, have you ever thought of exercise as medicine? Daily mo... [read more]

Why Your Child Should Be Strength Training This Summer

Even though it feels like we just put away our winter coats, fall is just around the corner. For fall athletes, it’s time to... [read more]

The Importance of Sports Nutrition for Young Athletes

Young athletes train long hours for their sport. In order to optimize that training, proper nutrition needs to be a regular component of their w... [read more]

Using Video Analysis to Prevent Throwing Injuries

Continuing advancements in technology have given athletic trainers tools to help provide the best care for student athletes, and with that technology, medical c... [read more]

Is Strength Training Safe for Kids?

The safety and effectiveness of children participating in strength training has previously been a source of great debate. However, despite previous misconceptions there ... [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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