Paediatric Sports Clinic

At the OrthTeam Centre, we treat young sportspeople from age eight to 18 with injuries or related medical conditions.

What type of problems do you treat?

We assess and treat a wide variety of sports injuries and conditions, including:

  • Sports injuries including soft tissue and bony injuries affecting the neck, shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, lower back, hip, groin, knee, ankle and foot
  • Stress fractures
  • Growth related injuries including traction apophysitis at the knee (Osgood Schlatter’s) and ankle (Sever’s disease), Apophyseal fractures and avulsion injuries
  • Muscle and tendon injuries
  • Ligament injuries such as an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury
  • Limping of uncertain cause
  • Biomechanical problems such as Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (MTSS or ‘shin splints’) and patellofemoral pain (pain at the front of the knee)
  • Concussion
  • Cardiac problems such as collapse, dizziness, palpitations and chest pain with exercise
  • Respiratory problems such as asthma, hay fever and allergy problems
  • Nutritional problems including iron deficiency, vitamin D deficiency and relative energy deficiency in sport (RED-S)
  • Fatigue and underperformance / overtraining syndrome
  • Arterial insufficiency eg median arcuate ligament syndrome, popliteal artery entrapment syndrome
  • Mental health problems and eating disorders
  • Physical inactivity and obesity (see the Moving Medicine Paediatric section for more information)

Our service includes:

  • Speedy assessment and diagnosis by OrthTeam's Consultant Sport and Exercise Medicine Consultant, Dr John Rogers
  • On-site imaging by expert musculoskeletal sports radiologists
  • Treatment, management and rehabilitation plan with involvement of physiotherapists, sports scientists and orthopaedic surgeons depending on what is needed

To book an appointment or for more information, please call 0161 447 6888 or visit Dr John Rogers' profile.

79% of UK children aged between 5 and 15 take part in organised sport, with approximately 3 to 11% of school children getting injured every year while participating in sport. 

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To contact us, please fill in the form below or call 0161 447 6888.

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