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2023
October
13,
2023
| 10:24 AM America/Chicago
Story by Ashley Antle. Video by Tom Riehm.Cook Children’s Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Walsh Ranch is expanding to include an outdoor sports complex designed to help young athletes train for peak performance. The John and Tracy Sellers Sports Comp...
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September
14,
2023
| 13:56 PM America/Chicago
By Ashley AntleWith school back in session, many kids are once again suiting up for fall sports and hitting the field, track or court for competition. Doing so offers a child many benefits. Along with being an outlet for exercise and physical activit...
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July
06,
2023
| 11:05 AM America/Chicago
By Jenny Arey, Physical Therapist, PT, DPT, OCS, CMPT and Alex Surdo, Speech-Language Pathologist, M.Ed., CCC-SLPYour child is a real go-getter; maybe they’re a straight-A student or a star athlete. Lately, though, they have trouble breathing during ...
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June
01,
2023
| 12:15 PM America/Chicago
By Jean YaegerBefore they can pump weights in the school gym or march with the band this summer, teens in Texas need to complete a form that aims to catch any underlying health concerns.The annual UIL pre-participation physical evaluation form applie...
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January
04,
2023
| 12:22 PM America/Chicago
By Eline WigginsBuffalo Bills defensive back Damar Hamlin suffered cardiac arrest after a hit during Monday evening’s game. The Bills said in a statement that he was given CPR on the field and his heartbeat was restored. On Tuesday, the Bills said Ha...
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2022
August
29,
2022
| 12:30 PM America/Chicago
By Linda GoelzerHeat illness during sports practice or competition is among the leading causes of death in the U.S. for high school athletes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Scorching summer sun and high temperature...
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2017
July
26,
2017
| 13:48 PM America/Chicago
"Should my child play football?" "Should my child play football?" You may be asking yourself this question with all the recent news about the dangers of chronic traumatic encephalopathy or CTE. A study in the most recent Journal of the Amer...
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2016
June
21,
2016
| 16:59 PM America/Chicago
If you are the parent of a young athlete, you may have noticed a difference in the way kids are participating in sports than when you were a kid. At Cook Children’s SPORTS Rehab, we’ve noticed a shift in what we see in our clinic. Over the past de...
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February
05,
2016
| 10:25 AM America/Chicago
With the Super Bowl marking the end of football season and the movie Concussion starring Will Smith in theatres the topic of concussions has never been more talked about more than it is today. If you have paid attention to football over the last s...
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2015
February
20,
2015
| 14:01 PM America/Chicago
Before we know it, spring will be here. Each spring, we see plenty of signs advertising sports and activities for kids, but do we really need to take toddlers to soccer, T-Ball, gymnastics and swimming? The answer is complicated. Yes, it's very...
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2014
October
04,
2014
| 12:14 PM America/Chicago
You remember the old saying, “No pain, no gain!” Do you still hear that being used? I do. Is that really true? Do you have to go through pain for there to be gain?More and more young athletes are experiencing pain while participating in sports. Some ...
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