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Pediatric Orthopedics

Sports Medicine & Orthopedic Care for Kids

Count on the experts at Avera Orthopedics for the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric injuries and health conditions affecting the bones, joints and muscles such as:

  • Broken bones
  • Concussion
  • Dislocations
  • Fractures
  • Strains or sprains

As a board-certified pediatrics and sports medicine physician, Samuel Schimelpfenig, MD, FAAP, provides specialized care for children 18 years and younger.

Concussion Care

If your child experiences a concussion, find comfort in the evidence-based concussion care and return-to-play recommendations that Dr. Schimelpfenig provides including:

  • Diagnosis
  • Concussion management through rest and activity modification
  • Return to play recommendations as symptoms resolve

In addition, he offers insight about the types of modifications that can be made to promote faster healing. The key to concussion management is personalizing it to each child’s unique circumstances to ensure he or she receives the best care possible.

Most concussion symptoms improve with rest and modified activities. But for more serious cases, Dr. Schimelpfenig can coordinate your care with additional services such as vision therapy, balance training, physical therapy, occupational therapy and pain management.

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Visit an Avera Orthopedics Clinic

Avera Orthopedics offers comprehensive services dedicated to caring for you and your family from diagnosis to treatment, recovery to rehabilitation. Learn more about a facility near you:

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