Dr. Schlechter in the News
Preventive Measures for Sports Injuries - John Schlechter, DO
Preventing Sports Injuries in Female Athletes
Dr. Schlechter talks about "Keeping Your Cast Dry" on Sirius XM Doctor Radio Channel 81 on June 30, 2014
Dr. John Schlechter Talks About Overuse Injuries in Children
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Noted surgeon Dr. James Andrews wants your young athlete to stay healthy by playing less
James Andrews has seen enough.
Enough of coaches who mean well and try hard, but who really don't know what they need to know.
How to know when it's simple – or serious
By Ashley Eliot
Published: November, 2009
Children bounce back. They can run around in circles for hours and trip or fall a few times in the process, yet still keep going and going like the Energizer Bunny. While kids are more likely than adults to get hurt, they actually heal faster.
Keep the Youth Sports Experience Positive
By Richard Y. Hinton, MD, MPH
So often we drop our kids off at their team practices and games no questions asked. A neighbor picks then up a couple of hours later and when they get back home we assume they had fun. Most of the time they have, but as a parent don't ignore the infrequent possibilities of injury, emotional burnout, or even sexual abuse that can occur in the youth sports environment. Again, the vast majority of youth sports experiences are positive.
Set Realistic Expectations Following Sports Surgery
By Richard Y. Hinton, MD
"She's retorn her ACL? How could that possibly happen? Well, let's get it fixed, she has more college showcases in six months."