Recognition of Overuse Injuries and Prevention of Long-Term Consequences in Young Athletes
Guest: David B. Soma, M.D. (@DrDaveSoma)
Host: Darryl S. Chutka, M.D. (@ChutkaMD)
Special Back to School Sports Medicine for the Primary Care Provider Series – Episode 3: How are overuse injuries different in youth and what trends are occurring in these patients? What conversations should you have with parents of child athletes? What sports put our patients at highest risk? Dr. David Soma discusses the what role should imaging play in this population, the significance of the history and physical, the age-related prevalence of certain conditions and their underlying etiology, and the long-term complications our patients may face if these are not recognized and addressed. To hear more from Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine, follow them on Twitter @MayoClinicSport.