Sports-related injuries are by far the most common cause of musculoskeletal injuries in children treated in emergency departments. They are also the single most common cause of injury-related primary care office visits.
Ross Sherban, DO
Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery
Location and Office HoursExcelsior Orthopaedics LLP
Buffalo, NY 14226
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- What are the most common types of sports-related injuries in children?
As an orthopedic surgeon, what are the most common injuries in children?
Most common injuries that we tend to see in our office are traumatic injuries – injuries that happen on the playing field when an athlete twists or gets hit in a certain way. The most common areas or body parts are affected are the knee and the shoulder. In the knee, fortunately most of the injuries are sprains or strains that can be treated non-surgically but sometimes we see those injuries to a certain ligament that require surgery.
What are some common rodeo injuries?
Some common rodeo injuries are head injuries like concussions, knee injuries and shoulder injuries. Dislocations are common. (This answer provided for NATA by the California University of Pennsylvania Athletic Training Education Program.)
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