Young athletes are often prone to injury. Because children’s bones and cartilage are still growing, young athletes care should be managed differently than older athletes. Injuries in childhood and adolescence can have lasting effects into adulthood.

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McFarland Sports Medicine physicians can assess your injured athlete and facilitate a safe sports return and injury prevention. We take your child’s individual needs into account, focusing on sports-specific and age-appropriate treatment, education and rehab exercises to return your child to activity safely. Our team also carefully evaluates each patient’s unique set of injury risk factors and uses this information to provide individualized injury prevention advice.


  • Orthopedic injury assessment
  • Injury treatment, rehabilitation, and prevention
  • Overuse prevention
  • Strength and conditioning
  • Concussion management
  • Sports nutrition