Who needs an ACL reconstruction?
Dr. Kevin Shea provides his insight on who may need ACL reconstruction vs. those who don’t.
How do I choose a graft for ACL reconstruction?
Dr. Kevin Shea shares the four different types of graft options that can be used to reconstruct the ACL.
Katie Hurley, The Jed Foundation provides parents and caregivers 12 tips for talking to their teen athletes
Sports teams offer unique opportunities to create spaces where teens and young adults feel safe, seen,...
Called upon to volunteer as a youth sports coach? You can do it! We can help! Try these 11 tips.
How do we treat ACL injuries in growing athletes?
Dr. Kevin Shea explains how an ACL operation could affect the growth plates.
How long does it to take to return to sports after an ACL injury?
Dr. Kevin Shea gives his input on the best practices for an athlete to return to sports after an ACL injury.
When Kids Specialize Early, They Lose The Hunger To Compete
Specialization and year round play without changing sports can often cause kids to lose their passion.
After Injuries, It's Not About When Kids Return To Play, But How
It's natural to want to help your kid back from injury, but parents must also think about quality of treatment
Negative Consequences From Changes In Youth Sports Economics
A doctor observes changes from school-based sports to pay-to-play clubs that render players expendable.
The Wisdom Of Pursuing Athletic Scholarships
Dr. Donahue cautions parents against putting too much stock in children's abilities to win sports scholarships
A Doctor's Perspective On Early Sport Specialization
An orthopedic surgeon explains how data show the disadvantages of early sport specialization.
A Doctor's View On Attrition Rates In Sports And Why Kids Quit
Dr. Joseph Donahue shares his views on what drives kids out of sports - everything from injury to lack of fun.