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Adolescents & Teenagers

Guest Post: Dr. Chris Koutures – What Dancers Should Know Before Seeing a Doctor or Medical Professional

2023-04-30T18:25:26+00:00April 27th, 2023|Adolescents & Teenagers, Dance, Dance Rehab, Injuries, Orthopedics, Sports Rehabilitation, Youth Sports|

We are pleased to provide this guest blog post from dual board-certified pediatric and sports medicine specialist Dr. Chris Koutures of Active Kid MD and based in Anaheim. He is a general pediatric and sports medicine specialist  who is dedicated to enhancing the health and knowledge of patients and their families in Orange County, California. [...]

Preventing Shoulder Injuries in Baseball Players: Tips for a Pain-Free Season

2023-03-24T18:03:26+00:00March 23rd, 2023|Adolescents & Teenagers, Injuries, Orthopedics, Sports Rehabilitation, Youth Sports|

Shoulder pain in baseball players is common and can lead to long-term injuries, but don't worry there are steps you can take to help reduce and prevent shoulder injuries. Shoulder pain is a common ailment among baseball players, particularly pitchers and catchers who frequently engage in overhead throwing motions. Ignoring shoulder pain can [...]

Moira Docherty Launches Dance Health Website

2022-05-19T17:12:34+00:00March 26th, 2018|Adolescents & Teenagers, Dance, Healthy Living, Injuries, News, Uncategorized|

We are so very proud of our Moira Docherty, DPT, who recently launched Health EnPointe a website with the goal of empowering the dance community by providing helpful tips and resources to optimize health, improve function, and ultimately extend one’s career. Moira is joined in this venture by Nasira Burkholder-Cooley, from Chapman University who is a [...]

Gameboy Back: New Study Shows Spine Risk in Children

2017-07-21T16:57:21+00:00August 14th, 2013|Adolescents & Teenagers, Research, Spine|

New Study Shows Spine at Risk in Children  With the rise of video games and computer usage among children and teens, parents continually struggle to get the kids out to play. Now, two surgeons have published a research study in the Dutch journal Medisch Contact, that documents the spinal problems, in children, that can result directly [...]