Ah, youth sports—a realm where passion meets prowess, but where injuries can cast a shadow on the joy of play. The staff of Urgent Kidz Care is here for Savannah, ready to explore the common youth sports injuries that often sideline our young athletes. From sprains on the soccer field to strains on the basketball court, join me in uncovering the challenges young athletes face. We want to keep them thriving in the game they love.
Injuries happen. There’s not a lot that can be done about that when young athletes and student athletes choose to compete hard. But you can always stop by UKC for advice with your young athlete. One of our urgent care pediatricians to talk about preventing a common youth sports injury. Or, we’re always happy to monitor your young athlete’s recovery from an injury. We provide sound medical advice to get them back on the field as fast as possible and as safely as possible.
Here’s a table of the youth sports injuries we see most often broken down by sport…
Common Cheer Injuries: Concussions, Muscle Strains, Meniscus Tears, Sprains, Torn ACL
Common Lacrosse Injuries: Concussions, Contusions, Muscle Strains, Sprains, Tendonitis
Common Volleyball Injuries: Concussions, Contusions, Meniscus Tears, Sprains, Tendonitis
And, as always, you should begin your youngster’s sports season with a youth sports physical. It’s always a good idea to be sure everything is in tip-top shape before getting active. We can take the opportunity talk to your young athlete – and you – about what exercises and stretches and other precautions they can take. We want to help you and them to ward off some of these most common youth sports injuries.
Thank you for checking out UKC’s blog! It’s our goal to help you and your young athletes perform at their peak. These common youth sports injuries can be a frustrating experience, to be sure. But with the pediatricians of Urgent Kidz Care standing by to help, we’ll make sure your young athlete is ready to compete!