Jacob C. Jones | M.D. | RMSK

Aug 30, 2022 / Sports Medicine

Hot Topics in Sports Medicine: Common Sport-Related Injuries in Kids

Are you a pediatrician, physical therapist, athletic trainer, emergency medicine physician or nurse or advanced practice provider? Watch Hot Topics in Sports Medicine: Common Sport-Related Injuries in Kids today! You can navigate through the chapters to catch the topics that interest you most.
More than 50 million children and adolescents participate in some form of organized athletics​, and children age 5 to 14 years account for nearly 40% of all sport-related injuries treated in a hospital. That seems like it’s not if the injuries will happen but when. Whether you find yourself on the sidelines of a game or evaluating a young athlete in your practice, there are common injuries you are likely to see. Check out the list below showing musculoskeletal conditions Jacob C. Jones, M.D., RMSK, covered in addition to sport-related concussions.
Musculoskeletal (MSK) Injuries​
Risk Factors for Overuse Injuries in Youth
Most Common Injuries of Growth​
Upper Extremity Injuries​
Gymnast’s wrist​
Little League shoulder (proximal humeral epiphysiolysis)
Little League elbow (medial epicondyle apophysitis)
Medial epicondyle avulsion fracture
Osteochondritis dissecans​ (OCD) of the elbow
Knee/Foot Injuries​
Anterior cruciate ligament with or without meniscal tear​
Patellar dislocation
Osgood-Schlatter disease​
Osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) of the knee​
Iselin’s apophysitis​
Back Pain
Hip / Pelvis Injuries​
Ischial and iliac crest apophysitis
Lesser trochanter avulsion​
Anterior superior iliac spine (ASIS) avulsion​
Sciatica caused by an avulsion fracture

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