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Concussions in youth sports: Plenty of risk, not enough education

October 10, 2013

Lindy McDonald, a 14-year-old scrappy point guard, is slowly recovering from her third concussion at the same time that such blows to the head are making national news and local impact.

Just in time for fall sports: Pediatric immediate care available on the westside

September 09, 2013

When should you choose immediate care over the emergency room? Here are some tips to help parents make the best choice for their children.

Free youth heart screenings for children age 12 to 18

May 31, 2013

Chances are your child's heart is healthy – and yet a small percentage of young people have hidden heart defects that put their lives at risk, especially during physical exertion. For parents of children age 12 to 18, you may want to consider getting your child screened for free.

Zagunis trains with Providence to take on Olympic gold

April 26, 2012

With just over three months until the Olympic games begin, two time gold medalist Mariel Zagunis is making regular visits to a physical therapist.

Christopher Van Tilburg, M.D. from Providence Occupational and Travel Medicine Clinic.

February 28, 2012

The Oregonian featured a story from Providence physician, Christopher Van Tilburg and featured Mike Murray, medical director of Providence Mountain Emergency Services. The article offered a glimpse into the experiences of staff working at the slope-side emergency clinic located at Mt. Hood Meadows, and also included safety tips for skiers and boarders.

Providence Sports Care Center helps all levels of athletes

January 04, 2012

Providence Sports Care Center physical therapist Michele Shivack helps patient Sheila Hamilton recover from a Wii-related injury.

Using Technology to Prevent and Treat Athletic Injury.

July 18, 2011

See how Providence Sports Care Center physical therapists are using advanced technology to...

Preparing Young Athletes for Spring Sports

March 01, 2011

Bret Kean, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon at Providence Milwaukie Hospital and Eastside Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, discusses how best to prepare young athletes for sports.