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The Sports Medicine Center at Children’s Hospital Colorado leads the region in state-of-the-art treatment for young athletes. Our fully-integrated team of sports medicine doctors, athletic trainers, physical therapists, dietitians and specialists delivers care geared exclusively to growing bodies. We’re part of one of the best pediatric health care systems in the U.S.
At Children's Colorado, our board-certified sports medicine experts specialize in treating growing athletes. Because our team is trained in pediatrics, we understand how an injury may impact growth, or how growth might impact rehabilitation. We also offer supportive care in collaboration with top specialists in areas like sports nutrition and sports psychology.
Our Sports Medicine Center offers pediatric-specific orthopedic resources like X-ray and MRI machines, operating rooms and dedicated sports therapy gyms. We're leading the way in sports medicine research, including studying how 3D motion capture can be used to help optimize sports performance at out Center for Gait and Movement Analysis.
Our Sports Medicine Center team members are active in the community through various education and advocacy events. We offer community-based support by staffing certified athletic trainers at regional high schools and youth sports organizations. We also lead parent workshops and coaches' trainings to provide valuable sports safety education information to improve safety across the state.
Accurate assessment and age-appropriate therapies are very important when treating young athletes who are still growing and developing as they recover from and manage an injury.
Our team of pediatric sports medicine experts develops an integrated treatment plan for each patient. This team approach compliments each athlete’s situation and facilitates their rehabilitation back into sports.
The combination of pediatric sports medicine expertise, dedicated pediatric facilities and state-of-the-art technology at Children’s Colorado is unique in our region. Plus, our same-day or next-day appointments at locations throughout Colorado help us return players to their sport as safely and quickly as possible.
Our multidisciplinary team coordinates care from diagnosis through rehabilitation and returning to play. We also help young athletes condition to prevent future injury.
Carolyn knows the challenge of sports injury recovery. She tore her ACL last year, but is now back on the field and sharing her journey with Erin who is about to have ACL reconstructive surgery.
To schedule an appointment or for more information, please call 720-777-3899. We are happy to consult with parents or referring providers before a patient is seen at Children’s Colorado.
Some insurance companies require a referral from a primary care provider before appointments can be arranged. Once a referral is in place, most insurance companies will cover specialty care visits for patients with concussions