A sport near and dear to my own heart is baseball. My son has been active in this sport his entire life, keeping him out of trouble and tired. This sport is truly America’s original pastime, and a cherished one for many.
What can be scary, and all too common, are sports injuries. An estimated 110,000 children are treated from baseball-related injuries each year. I have personally witnessed batters being hit in the face, sprained ankles and even broken legs, which I experienced with my son last year. Although most injuries are accidental, many can be avoided, such as overuse injuries, which are a result of extremity overuse: Little League Shoulder, Little League Elbow, Olecranon Stress Fractures and Ulnar Neuritis are the most common.
These injuries can be minimized by athletes, [Read more…]