Children's Hospital Colorado

Sports Injuries: Care for Young Athletes

We care for patients’ growing muscles, joints and bones through sports medicine, surgery, rehabilitation and research.

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At the Sports Medicine Center at Children’s Hospital Colorado, we work specifically with youth athletes. Our sole focus is to help your child get back in the game - from football to softball, and everything in between.

Why are we experts at caring for kids and teens who play sports?

Our team specializes in treating injuries from the following sports: At Children’s Colorado, we take pride in helping our patients stay healthy for the sports and activities they love. Because we are a pediatric hospital, we know kids inside and out; and because our program is centered on sports medicine, we’re experts in treating a variety of common sports injuries in kids and young athletes.

Didn’t find the sport you’re looking for?

Our Sports Medicine experts treat all types of sports-related injuries, from the less critical to the most complex. Because we diagnose and treat so many types of sports injuries, even the very rare ones, some of them might not be listed in detail here. Learn more about Adaptive Recreation for Childhood Health (ARCH) for children with physical disabilities.

If you didn't find the sport you're looking for, please contact our Sports Medicine Center and we'll help you find the information or doctor you need: 720-777-3899.

Need advice for your young athlete?

Check out our sports articles, written by our Sports Medicine experts. You'll find advice and tips for parents, coaches, trainers and young athletes.

The Connection Journey: Healing the Whole Athlete

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.

Learn from her experience