"STOP" stands for Sports Trauma and Overuse Prevention. 
Here are some guidelines from the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine on how to STOP youth sports injuries.  Click on the links below to see how you can keep your young athlete/artist healthy.
  • Running            http://www.stopsportsinjuries.org/STOP/Prevent_Injuries/Running_Injury_Prevention.aspx

  • Dancing            http://www.stopsportsinjuries.org/STOP/Prevent_Injuries/Dance_Injury_Prevention.aspx

  • Swimming            http://www.stopsportsinjuries.org/STOP/Prevent_Injuries/Swimming_Injury_Prevention.aspx

  • Tennis            http://www.stopsportsinjuries.org/STOP/Prevent_Injuries/Tennis_Injury_Prevention.aspx

  • Skiing and Snowboarding      http://www.stopsportsinjuries.org/STOP/Prevent_Injuries/Skiing_and_Snowboarding_Injury_Prevention.aspx

ProAction has physical therapists who specialize in prevention and treatment of performing arts and sports injuries.  Call us if you have questions about sports participation or injury. 
Clinic Locations
White Flint Location:
11820 Parklawn Drive
Suite 120
Rockville, MD 20852

Aquatic Therapy Location:
Kids First Pool
4888 Boiling Brook Parkway
Rockville MD, 20852  
Rockville area: 
The Jewish Community Center
6125 Montrose Road
Rockville, MD 20852 

To reach all clinics:
Phone number for all clinics: 301-881-2273        |         Fax number for all clinics: 301-881-3880