Sports Medicine

You can be sure your young athlete will receive the best care available from the orthopedic and sports medicine physicians with Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health. Our network of expert pediatric and adolescent sports-trained physicians team up with skilled physical therapists to provide your child the complete undivided attention they deserve. Using sophisticated equipment and the latest technologies, we apply a specialized approach to treatment, developing a plan that is as specific and unique as your child’s athletic talents. Our team excels in a multitude of sports medicine specialties. Among them are:

  • Ankle and foot injuries
  • Concussions
  • Dislocations
  • Fractures
  • Knee injuries
  • Low-back injuries or pain
  • Overuse injuries
  • Shin splints
  • Shoulder injuries
  • Stress fractures

We are committed to providing state-of-the-art care to young athletes in a friendly, professional and responsive manner.

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