Over 30 million adolescents play sports in the U.S. alone. Sports are a great way for them to get out and exercise. However, many often injure themselves when playing. While an injury might not look too severe, it could be damaging to their growing body. This article will explore a handful of effective ways you can help adolescents prevent sports injuries. The Most Common Sports Injuries in Boys While boys can suffer from a variety of different athletic injuries, some of the most common are: Ankle sprains Little Leaguer’s elbow ACL tears Knee pain Osgood-Schlatter Shoulder dislocation Turf toe Why is it Important to Protect Adolescents From These Injuries? Unlike an adult athlete whose body is already grown, sports injuries can hurt an adolescent’s … [Read More...] about Effective Ways To Prevent Sports Injuries In Adolescents
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