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Delayed Puberty is a common concern for young people and their parents. ActiveKidMD thanks UC Irvine/Children's Hospital of Orange County Pediatric Resident Michael Peyton for his expertise on the topic. Read on to learn more about delayed puberty and if you or your child should be concerned...

When Volleyballmag.com asked me to write on volleyball jump training, I jumped at the opportunity. I'll apologize about the pun- but won't apologize about wanting to cover this important topic the right way. I started off by wanting to find solid answers to the following questions: [caption id="attachment_16757"...

The new sports physical forms are shorter! The new sports physical forms are shorter! Yes, there is much joy in the sports medicine world.   I helped develop national guidelines that include the new forms and indeed, we heard the call to make the forms shorter. As an American...

On a fairly frequent basis, I will see patients who say “I think I have spider bites”. I tend to be greeted by something like this raised “angry” appearing area. It usually has a raised central yellow component surrounded by a red, tense outer rim. [caption id="attachment_16584" align="alignnone"...

If you have knee pain with sports or dance, most people tend to focus blame only at the knee. However, failing to blame your butt may be failure to fully help heal your knee pain. While some may chuckle at the mention of butt, poor buttock and...