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Most Common Injuries In Youth Athletics

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5 Most common Injuries in Youth Athletics
In COR, we have a wide range of individuals who seek treatment from injuries. A commonality has been young athletes with overuse injuries. As we all know young children are always moving around and having fun. They do sometimes get over excited and hurt themselves. It’s important to be conscious of the possible injuries they might experience. There are factors that contribute to injury like age and history of chronic pain. This article will explain 5 most common injuries in youth athletics who sought treatment in our facility.

Gymnast’s wrist/distal radius epiphysiolysis

Doing activities involving applying too much pressure on wrist such as doing a lot of handstands. Will cause inflamed tendons …show more content…

AKP is a chronic overload of anterior knee tissues and the amount of load in the knee will depend on many factors. Most common for runners, or any activity putting load on the front of the knee. Pain can still continued to present even for walking, stairs and even sitting. Most athletes will have trouble locating the pain and will most likely grab the front of their knee. When the injured knee will affect the rest of the lower extremities. The other muscles would have to compensate to help keep the rest of the body function.

Treatment
Rest, physical therapy, and neuromuscular re-education fitted for each athlete’s condition. The most productive physical therapy techniques are pelvic and core stabilization, quadriceps strengthening. Also stretching the hamstrings, gastrocnemius/soleus, quadriceps and IT (iliotibial) band. The athlete should rest from any activity that will resume if pain-free at the joint.
The links below show the each exercises.
Shin …show more content…

There is no method that is more effective than the other. Some athletes will lower the frequency of training while others will need more time to rest. Immobilization of the extremity may occur to heal muscle tissue.Treatment for a stress fracture will depend on the location of the fracture. In severe conditions, some treatments are up to 2 - 4 months and the athlete would use crutches. The athlete can resume activity as long as they are pain-free. Physical therapy will explain biomechanics of the movement with injury. Also will provide self myofascial release SMR to the shin, and provide exercises to strengthen the

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