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Tips Aug 27, 2018

What parents need to know about Wisconsin’s concussion law

Kevin Walter, MD Program Director

If your child plays school, youth or club sports in Wisconsin you’ve been impacted by Wisconsin Act 172 — though you might not know it.

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Tips May 30, 2018

Keeping kids hydrated in the heat

Shayne Fehr, MD Sports Medicine Specialist

Summer weather means more beach days, more picnics and more outdoor fun with family and friends. But when temperatures and humidity levels spike, being outdoors can get uncomfortable — especially during exercise.

Child Concussion
Tips Jan 03, 2017

How to tell if a child has a concussion

Kimberly Hornbeck, MD Sports Medicine Specialist

In the past, there has been a temptation for athletes to just “play through the pain,” but as we have learned, concussions are serious injuries and must be treated appropriately to decrease the risk of long-term effects.

Boy drinking water outside
Tips Aug 01, 2016

Sports nutrition can help young athletes step up their game

Heather Fortin RD, CSP, CD Clinical Dietitian

Playing sports requires a lot of preparation. There is of course all the physical training involved, loads of equipment, learning the rules of the game …