Orthopedic Care Female Teen Athletes Can Count On
To be a female teen athlete takes grit. It requires determination and a competitive spirit. And, sometimes, it takes a little extra support to help navigate the unique challenges of being a girl in sports.
At Children’s, we provide female teen athletes with the individualized care they need on and off the field. Our Sports Medicine team specializes solely in treating youth athletes. We know that female teen athletes are built differently. That they require care tailored to their growing bodies in order to maintain peak performance and get back in the game safely after an injury.
As Georgia’s only nationally ranked Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Program for teens, Children’s offers a variety of resources female teen athletes can rely on to help keep them in winning form no matter what sport they choose. Take a look at some of our top tips below.
What is the Female Athlete Triad?
Be on the lookout for these key signs of the female athlete triad, which can cause potentially serious and long-term health issues in young female athletes.
Why Should Kids Play More Than One Sport?
Female athletes who play multiple sports have a lower risk for overuse injuries and burnout. Learn about sports specialization and how your teen can play safely at every age.
7 Reasons Your Teen’s Pediatrician is Best for Sports Physicals
Here’s why your teen athlete should continue to see their pediatrician for their yearly sports physical, and when to seek out specialized care.
5 Tips to Keep Your Teen Athlete Healthy in the Offseason
Helping your teen athlete safely train in her sport’s off-season can lower her risk for a training-related injury when practice starts again.
Scoliosis Screening: What to Expect
Scoliosis is more common in teen girls, and the sooner it’s diagnosed, the better. Learn about scoliosis screening and when to see a specialist.
Under 18? Why Your Teen Needs a Pediatric Orthopedic Specialist
Your teen athlete may think she’s all grown up now that she plays for the varsity team, but her bones tell a different story. Here’s how Children’s specialists meet the unique needs of growing athletes.
How To Prevent Little League Elbow
Overuse injuries can be common in softball, tennis and golf athletes who repeat the same motions over time. Here’s how your teen athletes can avoid serious injury and stay in the game.
Whether your teen athlete plays one sport or 10, where you take them matters
The highly qualified and experienced pediatric sports medicine specialists at Children’s are dedicated exclusively to youth and teen athletes. Each member of our team is focused on getting kids back to doing the things they love most in the safest ways possible.Find a Specialist