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Keeping Your Kids Safe from Overuse, Long-Term Injuries

By Marni Hughes, Q13 Fox, 04/04/18, 12:00PM CDT


Overuse injuries as a kid may lead to health problems down the road, like osteoarthritis and chronic pain. But he adds that inactivity should never be an option.

What we’re seeing more of these days are more children choosing to play one sport — specializing early — and some argue that doing so comes at a cost.

All this week, Q13 is taking a closer look at youth sports, from club and select teams, to participation and injuries.Three shoulder surgeries and chronic pain are what brought 23-year-old Kortney Kay into Dr. Tommy John's chiropractic office.