Posts Tagged: children

Overuse injuries in the pediatric and youth populations

Approximately 50% of all sports-related injuries for pediatric athletes (children ages 6 to 12 and adolescents ages 13-18) are due to overuse. Overuse injuries can be caused by training errors, improper technique, excessive sports training, inadequate rest, muscle weakness and imbalances and early specialization. Acute overuse injuries occur when there is too much activity, too…
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Bike Safety: Always wear a helmet

As the weather begins to improve and the spring days become longer, a lot of families will start pulling out their bicycles from the garage. However, when you pull the bikes out, it is important that you remember to always wear a bike helmet. A bike helmet can save your life and is just as…
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