Can a Sports Injury End Your Childs Sports Career?

From the Show: Train Your Body
Summary: Does your child play sports? If they do, then you need to listen as we help prevent acute and devastating sports injuries.
Air Date: 4/9/13
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Andrew Gregory, MD.
GregoryAndrewPicAndrew JM Gregory, MD, FAAP, FACSM is an Associate Professor of Orthopedics & Pediatrics at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He is the Program Director, and the Vanderbilt Pediatric Sports Medicine Fellowship Team Physician, USA Volleyball, Nashville Sounds, Vanderbilt & Belmont Universities & Hillsboro High School.

Dr. Gregory completed his undergraduate training at Indiana University and his medical training at the University of Alabama School of Medicine. He then finished a pediatric residency at the University of Alabama in Birmingham before his fellowship in Primary Care Sports Medicine at the American Sports Medicine Institute. He joined the Vanderbilt Faculty in August 2001 where he sees pediatric sports medicine patients in the Vanderbilt Sports Medicine Center and the Vanderbilt Children's Hospital Pediatric Orthopedic Clinic.
Can a Sports Injury End Your Childs Sports Career?
Muscle and soft tissue injuries can be devastating to your young athlete.

It can end a promising sports performance in a child that has worked very hard to excel in a sport.

There are ways to keep your child safe from a potentially life altering injury. Listen to find out the sports injury 411.