Tag Archives: adolescents

Overuse Injuries in Kids

If there are any universal traits in children, it’s that most are highly active. This activity is good, as it builds cardiovascular and muscular strength, increases bone density and helps cognitive function as well. But how much activity is too… read more

Common Overuse Injuries in Children Involving the Knee and Foot

In our last blog, we touched on overuse injuries in young athletes. Today we thought we’d go a bit more in depth, and review some of the most common overuse injuries that are typically seen in our office. Sever’s Disease… read more

Overuse Injuries In Children, Adolescents, and Teens

In the past several years, orthopaedic surgeons have been seeing more and more overuse injuries in young athletes. With spring sports just around the corner, we thought now would be a good time to revisit this very important – and… read more

Growth Plate Fractures

  Because children are still growing, they are at risk for an injury that adults are not – growth plate fractures. Growth plates – which are areas of cartilage located near the ends of bones – help to determine both… read more