Injuries in Child and Teen Athletes

Sports and regular physical activities not only serve as fun-time for children and teens, but more importantly, it improves their overall health and wellness status while promoting a healthy lifestyle which they can carry on into their adulthood years. Children and teens participating in sports should be checked to be sure they are not overdoing joint and muscle integrity that can cause problems in the future. This includes football, baseball, dance, cheerleading, soccer, etc.