September 21, 2016

9 Sports Injuries That Sideline Kids


Ricardo E. Colberg, M.D.
US News & World Reports

Dr. Ricardo Colberg shares his insight with U.S. News and World Report on how parents can help treat & prevent common sports injuries in a number of sports.

Delay Of Game

Sports offer a lot of young athletes: healthy activity, camaraderie, teamwork and hopefully, plain old fun. But injuries big and small can interfere. Random mishaps can’t always be avoided – they’re just part of the game. But relentless immersion in a single sport – specializing too soon, playing year-round and never taking a break – contributes to overuse injuries in kids. Here, the experts describe how to treat or prevent sports injuries and offer ways parents can help.

To read the entire story, written by Lisa Esposito as featured on US News & World Report, please click here.