The start of the sporting season just around the corner! It’s very important to be aware of what sporting overuse injuries your child might be prone to. How best is it to keep these at bay so your kids can enjoy the season to the fullest? Reading Chiropractor, Dr Beccy Norman, explains some of common things to look out for.
One common sub group of injuries seen in children is overuse injuries which are exactly what they say on the tin. These are injuries caused by the overuse of a particular joint or muscle that may eventually causes damage and pain. Some examples to look out for are below:
Here is Reflex Osteopath, Seb Murtagh, with a sporting injury overview:|
What can cause/aggravate overuse injuries?
How can they be prevented?
Here at Reflex Spinal Health our practitioners are fully equipped and trained to assess and treat all sorts of injuries, including childhood injuries and sports injury. In conclusion it’s even better to prevent them!
So bring your children for a 15 min complmentary spinal health check with one of our amazing Chiropractor’s or Osteopath’s. We can determine If there is anything we can help with, or give you great advice on how to manage these issues.
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