Growing Pains or Osgood-Schlatter + MORE

Growing Pains or Osgood-Schlatter + MORE
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Minnesota Mom Drains Half-Court Shot + MORE

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Only Three Types Of Mouth Guards, Right? Think Again! + MORE

Used to be that there were only three types of mouth guards: off-the-shelf (stock), boil and bite, and custom. Now, says Sassa Akervall, Chief Executive Officer of Sissu Mouth Guards, there is a fourth, one which provides more protection, is lighter, allows a player to breath, and fits so snugly to .... More »

Top 10 Nutritional Snacks for Athletes

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Youth Sports Safety: Your Top 6 Concerns + MORE

This post is sponsored by SPRTID, a player safety app that provides important medical information for coaches and teams to help them keep young players safe. Each year, more than 3.5 million children, ages 14 and under get hurt playing sports or engaging in recreational activities. (StanfordChildre.... More »

Growing Pains or Osgood-Schlatter

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kids football tournaments 1433916165 386864116 Growing Pains or Osgood Schlatter + MOREBy Dev Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

 

Overuse injuries related to growth spurts are common in certain sports, especially sports involving jumping, sprinting, and rapid changes of direction
Osgood-Schlatter syndrome is a very common growth related pain in the front of the knee
Osgood-Schlatter can be successfully treated by rest from the activities causing the pain, and allowing gradual return to sports

 
School’s out now for many kids, and I’m starting to see a lot of kids come through the office to get “tuned up” for summer activities…

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