If you missed our first post, be sure to check out what to do before beginning a new exercise program. In this post, we focus on what to do to stay injury-free now that you’ve begun your new routine. Honest long-term health planning strategies from rehab experts.
It’s becoming increasingly popular for young athletes to begin specializing in one sport at earlier ages in an attempt to gain a competitive advantage. While spending more time practicing a sport and ‘outworking’ your competition may seem to make sense, it may not be giving kids the benefit that one would think and can even come with potential risks. Our One Nine team encourages young athletes to practice multiple sports over early specialization for mainly for these reasons:
Do you know a young athlete with low back pain? Know the causes of back pain in youth athletics and how to care for it quickly. Early identification and management is key to returning to sport before it becomes a real problem. One Nine gives the facts on low back pain in youth athletes. Part 1 of a series on low back injuries in athletes.