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Sports Health for Kids, Teens and Young Adults

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Akron Children’s is dedicated to keeping athletes in the game. Our orthopedic, sports medicine and sports rehabilitation specialists create customized treatment plans to help athletes recover from injuries and reduce their risk of future problems.

Our Sports Health all-stars are specially trained in caring for kids and teens. We also have extensive experience working with college and elite-level athletes. We care for student-athletes at The University of Akron, the Youngstown Phantoms hockey team, the International Girls’ Soccer Club at Pinnacle Sports and dozens of local high schools.

Participating in sports helps kids gain self-esteem, build character, make friends and learn to work together. Our Sports Health team will keep athletes playing because they can’t afford to miss it.  

Click on the links below to learn about the sports-related services we offer to athletes through age 25.  

  • Orthopedics: fracture clinic, surgical specialists, spine center and more.
  • Sports Medicine: sports injury care, concussion care, image-guided injections, sports psychology and nutrition, sports performance and injury prevention.
  • Sports Rehabilitation: sports physical therapy, concussion rehab, return-to-sport testing, dry needling and custom orthotics.
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