Whether treating a toddler in an emergency or supporting a teen through chemotherapy treatments, we are dedicated to the care of each patient. It’s through teamwork at every level of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and with you, the family, that we are able to achieve excellence in pediatric care.
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With a proven track record of providing world-class care to patients in more than 30 pediatric specialties, we are a model for other pediatric hospitals. Infants, teens and young adults belong in a children’s hospital where they can get specialized treatment from caregivers who know the important differences between children and adults.
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Research is a cornerstone of the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta mission to enhance the lives of children. In conjunction with Emory University School of Medicine, Georgia Tech and Morehouse, Children’s seeks answers to the most challenging childhood medical conditions through teaching and research.
We all want happy, healthy kids. But as a busy parent, helping your kids eat well and stay active can be a challenge.
At Strong4Life, created by Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, our doctors, nutritionists and wellness experts create fun, easy ways to help your kids eat, move and live healthier. From picky eaters to passionate gamers, we have a slew of simple tips by experts who understand, because we’re parents, too.
As a not-for-profit organization, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta relies on the generous financial and volunteer support of our community. Your donations directly impact the lives of each family served by Children’s and support many initiatives such as clinical excellence, research, teaching, wellness and charity care.
Children’s Sports Medicine Program
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The Sports Medicine Program is led by Surgical Director Michael T. Busch, M.D., and Medical Director David Marshall, M.D. Meet the team.
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Children's Concussion Program
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Parents: Avoid long commutes by receiving specialist care in your community via telemedicine. Ask your child's doctor about options.
Children’s Adaptive Sports Program is designed to help children and teens with disabilities find sports they enjoy and can play safely. Our rehabilitation team collaborates with our Sports Medicine and Orthotics and Prosthetics teams to provide access to and information about adaptive sports.
We aim to educate the public about the dangers of concussions. Now we are the only Georgia hospital program with concussion materials endorsed by the Georgia Department of Public Health.
Dance is usually regarded as an art form, but it requires a great deal of athletic ability. That is why our Pediatric Dance Medicine Program treats dancers as athletes. Our therapists and athletic trainers focus on the dancer’s strength and form to prevent injury. They also use dance-focused rehabilitation to help them get back into the studio as soon as possible.
Our Sports Medicine Program has three therapists on staff who are licensed and certified to perform dry needling, a practice that involves placing very thin needles without any medication into muscle fibers.
With isokinetic strength training, the amount of weight lifted (or work performed) is variable—it depends on how much effort/work the athlete puts forth.
Children’s uses motion analysis technology to detect mechanical flaws in sports motion, which ultimately helps physicians treat pediatric sports injuries.
Our Sports Medicine team works closely with other pediatric specialists at Children’s to offer young athletes direct access to high-quality, comprehensive care.
Our Sports Medicine Running Program can help runners who are injured, have pain or want to prevent injury. See tips from our experts if your family is hitting the pavement this fall.
The goal behind the program is that all high school wrestlers compete at a healthy weight.
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