Our Approach

The Sports Medicine Clinic at The Children's Hospital of San Antonio is the only sports medicine program in the area focused solely on the unique needs of the pediatric and adolescent athlete. We offer comprehensive sports medicine care to include the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of acute and chronic sports injuries, rehabilitation prescription, sports nutrition and performance counseling, and fitness guidance.

We place a large emphasis on wellness and injury prevention, with special understanding of the unique needs of school-age athletes, young women, and adolescents. Our clinic includes access to interdisciplinary specialists at the Children’s Hospital of San Antonio to provide services including musculoskeletal radiology, nutrition, orthopedic surgery and young women's services in a patient-centered environment.

Our Services

  • The Sports Medicine Clinic at The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio offers a variety of sports medicine services to include:
  • Sports injury evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment
  • Care for non-surgical musculoskeletal/orthopedic complaints
  • Care for sports related medical conditions
  • Concussion evaluation and management services (including visuomotor, balance and neuropsychological testing)
  • Sports injury prevention
  • Sports nutrition counseling
  • Sports conditioning and performance counseling
  • Exercise and fitness guidance
  • Minor fracture care
  • Return-to-play decisions
  • Assessment of sport-specific needs

Our sports medicine specialist diagnose and treat a full range of acute and chronic sports-related injuries in recreational and competitive young athletes to include:

  • ACL and meniscal tears
  • Broken bones including stress fractures and avulsion fractures of the pelvis and hip
  • Sprains and strains of the upper and lower extremities
  • Musculoskeletal complaints including knee and back pain
  • Dislocations
  • Overuse injuries of the hip, knee, shoulder and elbow
  • Exercise-induced asthma
  • Conditions affecting sports performance

Our Locations

The Children's Hospital of San Antonio
333 N. Santa Rosa Street
San Antonio, Texas 78207

Pediatric Multispecialty Center - New Braunfels
598 North Union Avenue
Suite 230
New Braunfels, Texas 78130

Pediatric Multispecialty Center - Alamo Ranch
11345 Alamo Ranch Pkwy
Bldg 1, Suite 102
San Antonio, Texas 78253

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NOTE: A representative from CHRISTUS Health will contact you between 8:30 am and 5:00 pm CDT to help you schedule an appointment.

Additional Services

  • Golf Fitness and Injury Evaluation
  • Injury Preventions
  • Counseling and Guidance

Our Team

Default Male Provider

Shaylon Rettig, MD

Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine