Inside Pediatrics

Preventing Sports Injuries

Amit Momaya, MD - Speaker Bio
Amit Momaya, M.D. is a sports medicine orthopedic surgeon in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) and serves as Chief of Sports Medicine at Children’s of Alabama. Dr. Momaya has had extensive training in the care of patients with shoulder, elbow, hip and knee injuries. He takes care of athletes at all levels - from weekend warriors to professional athletes. Dr. Momaya currently serves as team physician for UAB Athletics, Legion FC (Birmingham’s pro soccer team), and John Carroll Catholic High School. As an active clinician scientist, his research has been published in leading orthopedic journals and he has presented at multiple local and national meetings. He continues to engage in clinical trials to help improve patient care and innovate in the growing field of sports medicine.
  • Topic Info:Since early 2020 kids involved in sports have seen practices and games postponed or canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Without proper conditioning and stretching, athletes are more prone to getting hurt. In this episode of the Inside Pediatrics Podcast, Chief of Sports Medicine Dr. Amit Momaya shares some tips on preventing injuries and safely getting back to play during COVID-19.