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ActiveKidMD- Your Partner for Specialty Pediatric and Sports Medicine Care believes an accurate diagnosis and reviewing the priorities of the athlete are key in developing a return to play program after injury. [embed]https://youtu.be/HFvnGcjtOgM[/embed]...

 Looking for healthy post-game snacks? Here are sensible, low-cost, and good tasting healthy post-game snack options that kids and parents can all enjoy! Chocolate milk is a good-tasting, low-cost, and easy to find healthy post-game snack.  Chocolate milk is an awesome healthy post-game snack that provides adequate fluids and...

A high school cheerleader and lacrosse player interested in returning to activity after concussions asked if a change of position could lower concussion risk. The cheerleader would move from base to tumbler, while the lacrosse player would become a wing and not take face-offs. The lacrosse player was also concerned...

For the battle of best sports drink, in one corner stands water, in the other stands flavored sports beverages. Just as athletes go head to head,  these two heavyweights are competing for the designation of "best sports drink". Even good ol' Charlie Brown wants to know, "what's going...

Heat illness in athletes is 100% preventable. Read about essential pre-event planning, fluid access, schedule modifications and emergency action plans. Hot summer months combined with intense summer training camps present the greatest risk of heat illness, especially in the first week of practices.  Indoor athletes and performers aren't...

The pain of swimmer's ear can not just ruin good times in the water but also put a damper on regular life activities. [caption id="" align="alignright" width="500"] Photo courtesy: http://images.onset.freedom.com/ocvarsity/gallery/ndrbkf-wedpolo.jpg[/caption]   Known in medical circles as Otitis Externa, swimmer's ear results from infection and swelling of the outside of the ear. Swimmer's...

ActiveKidMD is proud to act as a Dance Medicine Specialist Partner with the American Ballet Theatre Gillespie School at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts The American Ballet Theatre Gillespie School follows the American Ballet Theatre National Training Curriculum. This incorporates a ballet program designed specifically for...

SOLID FOODS There are many reasonable ways to start feeding infants. With just a few guidelines, you should be able to relax and enjoy mealtimes with your child. WHY DO YOU START SOLID FOODS? The main reason you’re introducing solid foods is to increase the pleasure in your...

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