Editors: John F. Sarwark, MD, FAAP, FAAOS and Cynthia R. LaBella, MD, FAAP, FAMSSM
Fully revised and updated, the third edition delivers targeted guidance on the diagnosis, treatment, and management of orthopaedic problems and sports injuries. In addition, it covers musculoskeletal examination and evaluation; casting and splinting; imaging techniques, and rehabilitation strategies.
New in the 3rd edition
Includes 350+ photos and illustrations!
John F. Sarwark, MD,FAAP, FAAOS
John F. Sarwark, MD, FAAP,FAAOS earned his medical degree from Northwestern University Medical School (now Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine) and is an alumnus member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Northwestern University Affiliated Hospitals and completed training as a clinical fellow in pediatric orthopaedic surgery at the Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, Delaware. He is a recognized leader in the evaluation, management, and research of scoliosis in children and in medical education.
Cynthia R. LaBella, MD, FAAP, FAMSSM
Cynthia LaBella, MD, FAAP, FAMSSM is the Medical Director of the Institute for Sports Medicine at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and Professor of Pediatrics at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine.
After earning her medical degree from Cornell University Medical College in New York and finishing a residency in pediatrics at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Dr. LaBella completed a sports medicine fellowship at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is board certified in both Pediatrics and Sports Medicine, and joined Lurie Children’s in 2004 to develop a comprehensive program in pediatric sports medicine, encompassing clinical care, research, and community outreach.
Dr. LaBella is past chairperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness (COSMF) from 2014 to 2019, and prior to this she served for 7 years on the COSMF executive committee as its policy coordinator. In 2020, she was selected to serve on the President’s Council for Sports, Fitness, and Nutrition Science Board. Dr. LaBella is an active member of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), where she has contributed as a co-author on several team physician consensus statements. In 2020, she was elected to the Board of Directors for the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine after serving on its research committee for many years. Dr. LaBella is also on the sports medicine advisory committees for the Illinois High School Association, US Soccer, and Pop Warner Football.