Acute or chronic illness or conditions
Heat illness, exercise-induced asthma, female athlete triad, compartment syndrome, mononucleosis, and nutrition-related concerns affecting performance. Learn more about hydration and how to avoid heat illness.
Ankle and foot
Fractures, sprains, strains, instability, Achilles tendon and peroneal injuries
Learn more about ankle injuries and ankle strengthening tips.
Sport-related back pain, spondylolisthesis, and spondylolysis
Sports-related concussions. Learn more about concussions.
Learn some quick tips on how to strengthen your core and help prevent sports-related injuries. Noella Dowma, one of our sports physical therapists, tells you all you need to know in this short video.
Dislocations, fractures, Little League Elbow, medial/lateral epicondylitis, UCL reconstruction (Tommy John)
Dislocations, fractures and overuse injuries. Learn more about gymnast's wrist.
Avulsion injuries, impingement, labral tears, and snapping hip syndrome
ACL injuries, sprains, meniscal tears, Osteochondritis Dissecans (OCD), patella dislocations, and patellofemoral knee pain.
Children's Mercy offers the first and only ACL Injury Prevention Program in the Kansas City area operated and managed by athletic trainers and physical therapists with sports medicine physician oversight. You can also watch a KMBC story to learn more about how Children's Mercy is preventing ACL injuries.
Read how Children's Mercy helped an All-American linebacker get back on the field.
Proper nutrition can play a key role in recovering from an injury. Learn all you need to know in this article about proper nutrition.
Dislocations, mult-directional shoulder instability, labral tears, rotator cuff strains, AC separations, and Little League Shoulders. Read about Children's Mercy and how it helped two teammates on their road to recovery.