Mandatory concussion baseline test beneficial to young athletes
March 18, 2014
William Primos, M.D., encourages parents to take children to the doctor after they are hit in the head. The Georgia Youth Concussion law is playing a role in the treatment of these head injuries.
More than just football
February 28, 2014
Our sports medicine physicians are treating young athletes for concussions in more sports than just football. David Marshall, M.D., explains that athletes like soccer players are just as susceptible to serious head injuries.
Children's Athletic Trainer Delivers Baby
January 27, 2014
Jeffery Paul, D.C., A.T.C., C.S.C.S., delivered his own baby girl on I-75 in Atlanta during rush hour traffic.
How to Keep Your Kids Safe in Sports
September 15, 2013
David Marshall, M.D., Medical Director of our Sports Medicine Program and a dad, shares his top tips to protect young athletes from injuries.
Report: Sports injuries put over 1 million kids in ER
August 3, 2013
A new report found a child is brought to an emergency room every 25 seconds for a sports-related ailment. Concussions account for 12 percent of cases, but knee injuries are also common, especially in young girls.
Heavy Backpacks Filled with Back Pain Dangers
July 30, 2013
David Marshall, M.D., Medical Director of the Children's Sports Medicine Program shares tips to help protect your child's back as he heads back to school this year.
Sports Injuries and Prevention
February 7, 2013
Diane King, M.S., R.D., C.S.S.D., A.T.C, discusses how to avoid injury overuse at "The Doctors Roundtable". She also touches on topics such as proper equipment, heat illness and nutrition.
Ties that Bind
September 24, 2012
For Children's physical therapists Jill Reyes and Julie Johnson, friendship is good therapy. Ths story of how a shared love of physical therapy, soccer and helping kids brought these two together.
Should parents say no to football?
August 23, 2012
David Marshall, M.D., Medical Director of the Sports Medicine Program, discusses the rise of concussions among football players and what leagues are doing to reduce injury risks to players.
Help your kids prevent back pain
August 16, 2012
David Marshall, M.D., Medical Director of the Sports Medicine Program, explains how your child should pack and wear his backpack.
Teen girls suffer more knee injuries than boys
August 6, 2012
Clifton Willimon, M.D., Medical Director of Orthopaedic Quality and Outcomes creates a new ACL for Diarra Oden after she tears hers playing basketball.
Children's Physical Therapist helps train Olympic hopefuls
June 12, 2012
Skippy Mattson has a long and distinguished swimming career, and she gives back to the sport and the community in numerous ways.
Atlanta Public Schools requiring concussion testing all student athletes
May 23, 2012
David Marshall, M.D., Medical Director of the Sports Medicine Program speaks about the importance of baseline concussion testing for young athletes.