Sports Medicine Multispecialty Services

A Team Giving High-Quality Care to Young Athletes

teens playing footballOur Sports Medicine team works closely with other pediatric specialists at Children’s to offer young athletes direct access to high-quality, comprehensive care. 

Whether it’s exercise-induced asthma or an underlying heart issue, our goal is to get athletes safely back to their sport.

The program consults with the appropriate pediatric-trained specialists to ensure each patient receives a thorough evaluation. This helps us make a proper diagnosis and treatment recommendation.

Affiliated Pediatric Specialties

Cardiology

Hand and upper extremity—Our team of seven pediatric-trained hand surgeons works to diagnose and treat young athletes with trauma or sports-related injuries. Common sports injuries to the hand and upper extremity include:

  • Finger, hand and wrist fractures
  • Nerve injuries, including brachial plexus injuries (stingers) and nerve compression syndromes
  • Overuse injuries
  • Sprains and strains
  • Tendon ruptures and strains
  • Wrist sprains/ligament injuries

Pain management

- Asthma/Pulmonology

Questions?

Contact us at 404-785-6880 for more information.