Over the past decade, we have seen a significant increase in the rate of sports-related overuse injuries among children ages 12 and under. In fact, the number of ACL surgeries in girls 12 and under has increased by an astounding …
Dr. Scott Smith was interviewed by KVUE anchor and medical reporter, Jim Bergamo last week about adult-type injuries on the uptick in teen football players.
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According to U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission:
– The 2009 football season saw over 1.2 million football-related injuries
– Such injuries resulted in more than $2.8 billion total medical costs …