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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    Salter-Harris I Fracture of the Distal Fibula

    A fracture that goes through the plane of the growth plate of the ankle, without injuring the mature bone, the mildest fracture that can occur to a growth plate.

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    Scoliosis is a spine condition causing the back to curve to the side. Learn more about causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of scoliosis in children.

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    Sever Disease (Calcaneal Apophysitis)

    A painful irritation and inflammation of the growth plate at the back of the heel bone, where the Achilles tendon connects.

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    Shoulder Instability

    When the structures of the shoulder don’t hold the bones together tightly, allowing the humerus to partially slide out of its socket or come all the way out of its socket.

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    Sinding-Larsen-Johansson Syndrome

    Irritation and inflammation of the growth plate at the bottom of the kneecap, where the patella tendon inserts.

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    Skier's or Gamekeeper's Thumb

    An injury to the ulnar collateral ligament, which links the metacarpal bone at the base of the thumb with the middle thumb bone.

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    Spinal Disc Herniation

    When some of the gel inside the disc has leaked from its outer covering, leading to irritation and possibly compression of the spinal cord itself.

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    Spondylolysis & Spondylolisthesis

    Defects and resulting dislocations in the bones that make up the spinal column, typically causing pain and muscle spasms.

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    Stinger or Burner Injury

    Two terms for the same condition, a stretching or pinching of one or more of the nerves branching off the spinal cord, causing tingling/numbness in arms and fingers.

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