The following post on Return to Sport is from the Fall 2018 Orange County Magazine I often get asked how to determine when a young athlete should return to sport after injury. In many cases, injured young athletes tend to heal quickly. However, in a worst-case...

Wondering if your child's sports schedules are putting them at risk for overuse injuries? Have an injured child and thinking that too much sport activity may have been a cause? Feeling overwhelmed as a sports parent and want to know when to say stop to all those...

Dance discomfort- comes with the territory of doing the usual hard work on the dance floor. Muscles hurt, toes feel cramps, the back is sore. Then there is the mental discomfort- am I jumping as high, as often, as well as I could be? These are common, everyday...

The Pacific Juniors Volleyball Club is pleased to announce that it will be working with Dr. Chris Koutures, Team Physician for the Men's and Women's USA Volleyball teams, on a FREE one day Volleyball Safety speaking engagement. Dr. Koutures will be discussing practical safety recommendations for...

Check out the latest Sports Injury Protection podcast! Click here to listen to the SportsInjuryProtection.com Podcast "Who Are They and What Do They Do" is the beginning of a series to highlight the different medical practitioners that are involved in the treatment and rehabilitation of sports injuries....

Looking to reduce the risk of Sports Injuries in your young athlete? Then click on the link below and give a big thank you to colleague and friend Dr. Phyllis Agran. Phyllis and her colleagues at the Irvine Community News and Views have a regular column on Child Health and...

Cheerleaders are amazing athletes that need agility, strength, and frequent practice to prevent cheerleading injuries. Backspots, bases, flyers and tumblers all need proper skills and essential coordination. Unfortunately, the frequency of cheerleading injuries is rising with the increasing complexity of stunts. No matter the injured body part, the common...

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]...

Working with Olympic level male and female volleyball players has allowed me a unique appreciation for common volleyball injuries. Since there are six players on the court, I will identify six common volleyball injuries with a focus on key prevention tips for players of all ages. [embed]https://youtu.be/ZZSgUcRvobI[/embed] 1) Concussions Most...

The Top 10 Sports Musculoskeletal Sports Injury list is a ranking that I'm guessing most athletes don't want to make, and most parents don't want to miss. How to best know if you belong on this list? Speaking at the 2016 American Academy of Pediatrics National Convention...