Pediatric Sports Medicine

Whether your child wants to make the team or be the next sports star, proper care for bones, growth plates, muscles and joints – all requiring specialized care for children – is vital. That’s why our Banner Children’s specialists are trained to treat a wide range of sports-related issues in children and adolescents.

Sports Medicine Specialty Care

Treatment options include:

  • ACL reconstruction
  • Ankle instability reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic treatment of shoulder, elbow, hip, knee and ankle injuries
  • Hip arthroscopy for management of labral tears and femoracetabular impingement
  • Concussion Care [Link to the Banner Concussion Center Page ID 3.10]
  • Meniscal repair
  • Rotation cuff repair
  • Shoulder labral repair

Some of our locations also offer injury prevention programs to keep kids from getting injured in the first place. These programs feature:

  • Motion analysis to review and improve skill
  • Close cooperation with coaches from area middle and high schools on conditioning, injury prevention and injury treatment
  • Sharing expertise with local athletes to keep them on the field and in the game, free of injuries