Children’s Mercy is the official health care partner for Sporting KC and the official athletic training partner for several clubs in the Sporting Club Network, including Sporting Brookside.
The Sports Medicine Center is the best in the game when it comes to pediatric sports medicine by bringing together board-certified sports medicine physicians, nurses, athletic trainers, nutritionists, and physical and mental therapists who all have a passion for helping student-athletes reach their peak performance.
Learn more at cmh.edu/Sportsmedicine, or call (816) 701-HURT (4878) to schedule an appointment.
SPORTS MEDICINE RESOURCES FOR PARENTS
In cold weather, bodies lose heat faster than it can be produced, which can lead to serious health conditions like hypothermia or even frostbite. When it comes to playing and competing in the cold, student-athletes should... CLICK TO READ MORE
About 28,000 ankle sprains occur daily in the United States and these injuries occur in nearly every sport. Here are some tips to help you prevent ankle sprains... CLICK TO READ MORE
An overlooked recovery strategy that is vital in supporting both a student-athlete’s health and sport performance, is sleep. Contrary to common perception, sleep… CLICK TO READ MORE
With the fluctuation of changing temperatures coupled with student-athletes in high-training mode, nagging colds and illness are prevalent. Student-Athletes are at risk for illness during competition season due to ... CLICK READ MORE
Dynamic stretching continues to be a very beneficial, but sometimes underutilized tool prior to athletic activity. Here are a few common dynamic stretches to add to a pregame routine... CLICK TO READ MORE