Checkup Newsroom (injury)

2017
May
26,
2017
| 05:31 PM America/Chicago
Memorial Day weekend is here and for many of us, this is family time away from the office or school. Unfortunately, it can also be a time of tragedy when kids are rushed to Cook Children’s for help. ...
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2015
December
08,
2015
| 06:19 PM America/Chicago
Cheerleading has changed in the past 30 years from yells and claps to routines with high level gymnastic tumbling runs and stunts. It has also become a year-round sport with summer camps and cheerleading competitions. This has increased the numbe...
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November
24,
2015
| 11:11 PM America/Chicago
You may want to double check your child’s wish list to Santa to have a safe holiday season. Corwin Warmink, M.D., medical director of the Emergency Department at Cook Children’s, knows that guns will be a popular gift this holiday season for not o...
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September
01,
2015
| 04:59 PM America/Chicago
A federal judge in a class-action NFL concussion lawsuit approved a plan that could pay thousands of players more than $1 billion over the next 65 years. Richard Roberts, M.D., a neurosurgeon at Cook Children’s, wonders what it’s worth for your ch...
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May
21,
2015
| 05:11 PM America/Chicago
Summer is just right around the corner and swim season is fast approaching. For some kids this will be their main sport, for others this will be just one of many. Swimming is one of the safest sports to participate in, however too much of a good thin...
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April
21,
2015
| 10:45 PM America/Chicago
At some point in time we have probably all seen a sporting event where an athlete goes down with an ankle injury. In a lot of those cases we have probably also heard the commentators or someone at the event say “Hopefully it’s only a sprain.” While o...
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2014
July
02,
2014
| 11:46 PM America/Chicago
Yes, Sharon Evans is aware that car seat recalls are in the news. But the Trauma/Injury Prevention outreach coordinator at Cook Children’s, stresses to parents that keeping children in car seats is incredibly crucial in keeping them safe. Statistics ...
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April
04,
2014
| 04:36 PM America/Chicago
With the recent increase in young athletes specializing in baseball year round, there are several key things that are important for them to know to avoid injuries. Baseball players should be educated about posture, strength, warm-ups, pitch counts an...
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