Sports Medicine Conditions

Our physicians make every attempt to stay at the forefront of treatment advances, making sure they provide o​ur patients with the best care possible. We take specialized and evidence-based approaches to diagnosing and treating children's sports injuries. The following is a list of many of the conditions we treat.

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22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome

A genetic disorder caused by the partial deletion of genetic material on one copy of a person’s chromosome 22.

5-alpha Reductase Deficiency

A deficiency causing fetuses to develop with what are called “ambiguous genitalia,” not clearly male or female.

Abdominal Pain

One of the more common gastrointestinal problems, occurring most frequently in children under the age of 11.

Accessory Navicular

An extra piece of bone attached to the navicular bone, located on the inside of the foot just above the arch.

Achalasia

A disorder of the esophagus, impairing the ability to push food down toward the stomach.

Achilles Tendonitis

An inflammation of the Achilles tendon, the thick, fibrous, connective tissue that attaches the calf muscles to the heel bone.

Acne

Pimples with redness and discomfort caused by hair follicles becoming plugged with dead skin cells, sebum and bacteria.

Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM)

Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) is a rare but serious condition that affects the nervous system.

Adjustment Disorders

Responses to a significant change in a child's life or surroundings, often showing in depression, anxiety and misbehavior.

Adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD)

A rare but deadly genetic disease affecting mainly males, characterized by progressive neurologic deterioration due to the breakdown of the myelin covering of the brain cells.

Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Heart defects discovered later in life, such as atrial septal defect, patent ductus arteriosus, transposition of the great arteries and ventricular septal defect.

Allergic Rhinitis

An inflammation of the mucous membrane that lines the nose, often due to an allergy to pollen, dust or other airborne substances.