Checkup Newsroom (youth sports)

2017
July
26,
2017
| 08:48 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
| 11:59 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
| 05:25 PM 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
| 09:01 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
| 07:14 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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