Pediatric Sports Medicine

Ligaments are fibrous, elastic bands of tissue that connect and stabilize the bones. An ankle sprain is a common, painful injury that occurs when one or more of the ankle ligaments is stretched beyond the normal range of motion. Sprains can occur as a result of sudden twisting, turning or rolling movements.

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This condition, commonly called tennis elbow, is an inflammation of the tendons that connect the muscles of the forearm to the elbow. The pain is primarily felt at the lateral epicondyle, the bony bump on the outer side of the elbow.

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Osteoarthritis, also called degenerative arthritis, is a gradual breakdown of cartilage in the joints. Cartilage is a tough, flexible connective tissue that protects the ends of bones in the joints. Osteoarthritis is common in the knees because the knees bear the weight of the body. Osteoarthritis of the knee can severely impact a person’s lifestyle.

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Osteoarthritis, also called degenerative arthritis, is a gradual breakdown of cartilage in the joints. Cartilage is a tough, flexible connective tissue that protects the ends of bones in the joints. Osteoarthritis is common in the knees because the knees bear the weight of the body. Osteoarthritis of the knee can severely impact a person’s lifestyle.

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Osteoarthritis, also called degenerative arthritis, is a gradual breakdown of cartilage in the joints. Cartilage is a tough, flexible connective tissue that protects the ends of bones in the joints. Osteoarthritis of the shoulder can severely impact a person’s lifestyle.

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The shoulder is a ball-and-socket joint. The ball of your upper arm bone fits into a socket in your shoulder blade. If the ball slips out, your shoulder has “dislocated.”

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Ligaments are fibrous, elastic bands of tissue that connect and stabilize the bones. An ankle sprain is a common, painful injury that occurs when one or more of the ankle ligaments is stretched beyond the normal range of motion. Sprains can occur as a result of sudden twisting, turning or rolling movements.

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When your wrist is bent too far, this can injure bands of tissue called “ligaments.” Ligaments connect the bones of your hand to each other. They also connect the bones of your hand to the bones of your forearm.

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Pediatric sports medicine providers specialize in the prevention, evaluation, and management of sports-related illnesses and/or injuries that might occur to your child, teen, or young adult.

Our Services

  • Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip/Knee/Shoulder Joint Pain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Knee Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Low Back/Lumbar Spine Pain
  • Medial Epicondylitis (Golf Elbow)
  • Minor Injuries
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Occupational Injuries
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
  • Pediatric Care
  • Pediatric Sports
  • Sports Physicals
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Specialties

Our Clinic It is essential to give your child the best care possible, in every aspect of his or her physical needs. Children and teens do not always communicate exactly what is bothering them. Pediatric sports medicine specialists know how to examine and treat children and teens in a way…

Locations

12391 S. 4000 W.,
Riverton, UT 84096

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