Pediatric Sports Injuries
Pediatric sports injuries are common in children who engage in regular physical activity.
A pediatric sports injury can be any injury that happens while a child is engaged in a physical activity such as running, soccer, basketball, dancing or other.
A sports injury may be the result of overuse and repetitive motion, or it may be caused by a traumatic event, such as colliding with another player or falling.
There are several types of sports injuries, including:
If your child experiences a sports injury, their symptoms will vary depending on the type and location of the injury.
Symptoms of an injury
- Inability to move body part
- Pain at site of injury
- Pain that gets worse over time
- Pain that gets worse with running and jumping
- Redness at site of injury
Symptoms of a concussion
- Sensitivity to light
- Sleep problems or sleepiness