Pain-Free Kids: How to Prevent and Manage Common Injuries in Young Athletes

Pediatricians and other PCPs can play a starring role in helping children avoid sports injuries and in managing the everyday types – from painful overuse conditions to sprains and simple fractures. Sports medicine specialist Celine de Borja, MD, discusses why developing bodies are prone to certain aches and pains; offers cases to illustrate the diagnostic process; and discusses how to educate youngsters so they don’t overtrain or specialize too soon. Includes tips on PT, imaging and referral.

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UCSF Pediatrics

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Celina De Borja, MD

Celina De Borja, MD

Assistant Professor, Pediatric Orthopaedics

Dr. Celina de Borja is a pediatrician with special training in sports medicine who cares for children and young adults with a wide variety of musculoskeletal conditions.

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