Travis Rodgers, host of the Angels AM830 morning radio show “The Travis Rodgers Show” broadcast live from Seacrest Studios at CHOC Children’s during “CHOC Week”. In this interview, Travis speaks with CHOC Children’s Pediatric Neurologist Dr. Sharief Taraman about concussions in sports, their long term effects, and how children are particularly vulnerable to serious injury. Dr. Taraman explains how concussions can happen in any sport, not just football, and how kids (and their parents) need to weigh the risks and benefits before playing contact sports.
- In this podcast, Dr. John Schlechter, a orthpaedic surgeon at CHOC, discusses how to prevent and treat sports injuries in children and teens.
- A CHOC expert offers easy tips for families to help incorporate exercise and movement even on busy school days.
- A CHOC expert offers tips to ensure that kids and teens are properly hydrated for sports practices and games, and what to do if they overheat.