Preventing Injuries this Spring and Summer

Spring and summer sports for all ages are great, but they can also put your kids at risk when it comes to injuries, however according to Powell Pediatrics there are some things you can do to prevent a trip to the emergency room this summer.

Custom Made Mouthguards

Custom-made mouthguards are a step up from the ones you find at your local sports store and can prevent knocked out teeth. Ask Powell Pediatrics for more information.

Pads for Everything

Regardless of what sport your son or daughter is playing it pays to invest in some good kneed and elbow pads. Pads prevent scrapes, cuts, and other serious injuries.


Helmets are a must whether your child is riding a bike or playing catcher with the local Little League team. Helmets prevent head injuries and even save lives.

Whatever the sport make sure your kids are safe this spring and summer and don’t forget to schedule a physical for your children with Powell Pediatrics today.