OrthoVirginia Blog

Children and Adolescent Sports Injuries

Children and adolescents are participating in youth sports more than ever before. Many of these youth are playing in year round sports with intensive training programs. As a result, I am seeing an increased number of children and adolescents with fatigue and overuse injuries.

Read more about young athletes in the article, "The Young Athlete - Not Small Adults When It Comes to Exercise and Sress" on sportsmed.com.

David Novak, MD, specializes in sports medicine. He practices out of our Fair Oaks and Fairfax offices.