Sports Injuries And Rhabilitation

Morris County NJ Best Sports Injuries And Rehabilitation Clinic.

By Jose Fuentes/C.S.P.S/CN/CPT

The amount of  injuries in sports keeps increasing at a fast pace. This has threaten the stability of many athletes in sports, and has caused such a mayhem, that all colleges and highschools have used more resources to help injured athletes. However, for these academic institutions, all has come to the same issues. What to do with the injured athlete? What are the effects of the injury?.

These days the best therapists and kinesiology experts  look at the causes not the effects. They look at preventive options, no just  post injury treatments. High school athletes account for an estimated 2 million injuries and 500,000 doctor visits and 30,000 hospitalizations each year.1
More than 3.5 million kids under age 14 receive medical treatment for sports injuries each year.1
Children ages 5 to 14 account for nearly 40 percent of all sports-related injuries treated in hospitals. On average the rate and severity of injury increases with a child’s age.4
Overuse injuries are responsible for nearly half of all sports injuries to middle and high school students
Although 62 percent of organized sports-related injuries occur during practice, one-third of parents do not have their children take the same safety precautions at practice that they would during a game.
Twenty percent of children ages 8 to 12 and 45 percent of those ages 13 to 14 will have arm pain during a single youth baseball season.3
Injuries associated with participation in sports and recreational activities account for 21 percent of all traumatic brain injuries among children in the United States.
According to the CDC, more than half of all sports injuries in children are preventable.
By age 13, 70 percent of kids drop out of youth sports. The top three reasons: adults, coaches and parents.
Among athletes ages 5 to 14, 28 percent of percent of football players, 25 percent of baseball players, 22 percent of soccer players, 15 percent of basketball players, and 12 percent of softball players were injured while playing their respective sports4
Since 2000 there has been a fivefold increase in the number of serious shoulder and elbow injuries among youth baseball and softball players.4

If you or your child is involve in sports and need a bullet proof plan for injury prevention. Call or e mail us for a free consultation. 973-536-59-63