Sports Tips

Preventing Pediatric Sports Injuries

With more and more children playing organized sports, the incidence of sports-related injuries is on the rise. The Children's Sports Medicine program offers nutrition, training, safety and injury prevention tips, for a variety of popular youth sports, to keep adolescent and teen athletes safe, healthy and in the game.

The Children's Sports Medicine program is a multidisciplinary program offering comprehensive medical and orthopaedic services to student-athletes in Georgia.

Choose from the list below to get tips for your sport:


Braces Help Athletes Stay Active & Healthy

We want you to get back in the game as quickly—and safely—as possible. After an injury, a young athlete sometimes needs an orthotic device, or brace, to get back to the sport they love. These orthoses can aid in recovery, provide protection and support to the injured area and encourage better joint alignment.