As youth sports and the push for potential scholarships become increasingly competitive, injuries become more common. Lower back injuries in young athletes must be taken seriously to avoid permanent damage, but a better strategy is to prevent them.
Studies on youth sports revealed they are often an incredible outlet for children. They teach responsibility, sportsmanship, how to work with a team and get them outside and exercising. In fact, the only drawback to sports seems to be potential injury. The good news is that many injuries, especially overuse injuries, can be prevented.