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...

The following blog post ran on Volleyballmag.com as part of an outstanding series on Concussions in Volleyball  In working with elementary through Olympic-level indoor and sand volleyball players, I have found key warm-up, training, and even competitive adjustments that can greatly reduce the risk of volleyball...

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...

USA Volleyball athletes and medical experts aren't afraid to pass on key tips on preventing and rehabilitating volleyball knee injuries. https://twitter.com/usavolleyball/status/926871720904011776?refsrc=email&s=11 Click on video above to hear key pearls on volleyball injuries and recovery Related Content: Click here for full article: Injuries and recovery: USA Volleyball athletes...

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...

What side of the net do sports medicine experts land on when discussing volleyball ankle braces? There's little doubt that ankle sprains are the most common acute injury in indoor volleyball. The debate begins when recommending for or against the use of volleyball ankle braces. [embed]https://youtu.be/WzZLhT41XJA[/embed] I'm going to review...

The 2017 CHOC Children's Sports Cardiology Conference asks the question "What is the Role of the Cardiologist in the Sports Medicine Team?" Our USA Volleyball Sports Medicine Team will be there to share our experience and provide our expert answers. Several years ago, expert pediatric cardiologist Paul...