FAQs - Sports Medicine

What is a concussion?
How can I recognize a concussion in my child?
What are the common symptoms of a concussion?
What should I do if I think my child might have a concussion?
Can concussions be prevented?
Is it OK for my child to strength train or lift weights?
What is a safe strength training regimen for my child?
What is an overuse injury?
Should I be concerned about overuse injuries in my child, I thought this was more of a problem for middle aged adults?
Can overuse injuries be prevented?
Will my child make the NBA? NFL? Olympics? Get a full ride?
What is heat stroke?
What are heat cramps?
Heat exhaustion sounds a lot like heat stroke, what’s the difference?
How can I prevent heat related illness in my athletic child?
What should my child drink?