Preventing Sports Injuries in Young Athletes

Preventing Sports Injuries in Young Athletes

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Did you know that good, strong posture is extremely important for athletes in order to prevent injuries from occurring and to maximize their performance? “Postural strength and coordination are essential for injury prevention and sports performance,” notes Thomas Harris, MD, in The Sports Medicine ...

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Do Backpacks Cause Back Pain?

Do Backpacks Cause Back Pain?

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Are we setting our kids up for success or back pain? Do you know how much your child’s backpack weighs? Did you know that a backpack weighing more than 10-15% of your child’s body weight can not only cause back, neck or shoulder strain, but could cause damage to their developing spine? How Much ...

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