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Julia Marino thrives at high speed and great heights. In 2009, she was at the top of her game. Coaches and slopestyle skiers had pegged her as a rising star on the World Cup circuit. Then she crashed.Read More
Eighteen-year-old twins Sasha and Lise Ramsay are like two peas in a pod. They started dancing at 3, fell in love with ballet by age 6 and will both enter the ballet program at Brigham Young University in the fall.Read More
A simple jump step brought Andrea Marx's three-sport athletic career to a screeching halt -- with a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). In this blog, she shares her secrets to a successful #ACL injury recovery:
Cross-country runner Laura Duff describes her battle with female athlete triad, a disorder characterized by inadequate calorie intake that can impact menstrual cycles and bone health. Read More
Learn how adding a simple, inexpensive ultrasound exam to the sports medicine physical could help doctors detect athletes at risk for sudden cardiac arrest.
Little League Shoulder is an overuse injury that strikes pitchers between the ages of 12 and 14 years and may take them off the field for three months or longer. It’s also preventable.Read More
Doctors caring for teens athletes after a concussion recommend rest, particularly in the first few days after the concussion, and a gradual return to full participation in the classroom.Read More
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The Sports Medicine Division at Boston Children’s Hospital provides comprehensive multidisciplinary care to athletes of all ages and abilities, from professional athletes to eager novices.
As the first pediatric sports medicine center in the country, our team has provided the most innovative care available for the last four decades.
Our award-winning physicians have changed history by leading ground-breaking research in the lab and clinic, and by delivering the best care for each athlete's unique needs and goals.
Kids aren't just small adults. Their bones are different. Their growth is different. Their pain is different. Boston Children's expertise in pediatric orthopedics consider every unique angle of athletes big and small — including adults— to deliver the best possible outcome for every sports injury.
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Generation Knife: Will Overuse End Up Ruining Young Athletes?
Vice Sports, June 1, 2015
The 100 Most Creative People in Business 2015 - Dr. Martha Murray, #15
Fast Company, May 11, 2015
Denver man born without ACL inspired bold revolution in knee repair
The Denver Post, April 24, 2015
Three Biotech Solutions for Knee Repair
Scientific American, February 17, 2015
The future of treating ACL tears
The Boston Globe, November 6, 2014
Tommy John surgery and teen pitchers: what you need to know
Sports Illustrated, September 8, 2014
Female Athlete Program
Our award-winning experts in the Division of Sports Medicine at Boston Children’s come together to deliver multidisciplinary care that is individualized for each patient.
Our award-winning doctors have received prestigious accolades for their basic science and clinical research, and apply their innovations in a multi-disciplinary approach. Our surgeons perform an average of 2,000 operations each year, and our team of specialists works together to provide customized, expert care for each individual.
Boston Children's world-class experts work together to provide patients of all ages with the best possible care. Our award-winning physicians have changed the history of sports medicine by leading innovative research in the lab, and the clinic, and our wide range of specialists deliver care in a multi-disciplinary way that helps address athlete's unique needs.
The future of pediatrics will be forged by thinking differently, breaking paradigms and joining together in a shared vision of tackling the toughest challenges before us.”