When kids play sports, they make the same motions again and again, whether it’s swinging a tennis racket or throwing a baseball. As a result, orthopedic surgeon Stephen Brockmeier, MD, often sees overuse injuries, also known as repetitive stress injuries.
But young athletes aren’t the only ones at risk — doctors are also seeing elbow and wrist injuries in professionals who use computers, tablets and smartphones frequently.
Listen to this week’s podcast for tips on:
- Preventing overuse injuries
- Sports conditioning