Sports Medicine

A child rehabilitating a pediatric sports medicine injury

At Nemours, our team of experts understand how pediatric sports medicine injuries can impact your child — and how each child's individual growth should be taken into consideration with their personalized rehabilitation program. So we do whatever it takes to diagnose and rehabilitate sports medicine injuries in children and get them back in the game — safely.

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Pediatric Sports Medicine Injuries We Treat

At Nemours' locations offering Sports Medicine, we treat:

  • knee: patellar instability, anterior knee pain, anterior cruciate ligament and meniscus tears, cartilage damage
  • ankle: ligament tears, instability, cartilage damage
  • shoulder: dislocations, impingement and tendonitis
  • elbow: Little Leaguer’s elbow, tennis elbow, loose bodies
  • spine: spondolysthesis (when one spine bone slips in relation to the one below it), muscle strains/sprains
  • hip: dance, ice hockey and ice skating injuries
  • head: concussions
Preventing Pediatric Sports Medicine Injuries

We also focus on preventing an injury before it happens:

  • customized conditioning ("prehabilitation") regimens that concentrate on core strengths to prevent overuse injuries and develop good body mechanics
  • pre-season screenings
  • intervention counseling: when and how to rest, how to play

Egg Harbor Township

Nemours duPont Pediatrics, Egg Harbor Township

2500 English Creek Road
Building 1000, Suite 1001
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
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Phone: (609) 641-3700

Hours: Monday–Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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What to Bring
  • photo ID
  • medical and pharmacy insurance cards
  • preferred pharmacy name and phone number
  • names and dosage of all medications, including over-the-counter medication, your child is currently taking
  • guardianship and custody papers, if a legal guardian rather than a parent accompanies your child
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At Nemours duPont Pediatrics, Egg Harbor Township, we provide comprehensive, personalized care for pediatric sports medicine injuries.

We welcome a young athlete’s referral by a primary care doctor or pediatrician if there is a diagnostic question about the injury, or if the child continues to experience pain or limitation as a result of the injury. Parents may also self-refer their child to our specialized pediatric Sports Medicine Program if they are concerned that the injury may have a lasting impact on their child’s performance goals.

Pediatric Sports Medicine Injuries Assessment

We offer for your young athlete:
  • evaluating the adolescent's skeletal maturity
  • testing for overuse syndromes
  • diagnosis of growth center overload injuries such as epiphysitis or apophysitis
  • understanding the athlete's performance goals, current and future
  • customized care plans, including evaluation of sports readiness, strength training, and general conditioning for recreational or competitive sports