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17 Nov Early Sports Specialization – Part 2

In part 1 of this series on Early Sports Specialization, I discussed the definition and reasoning behind this concerning trend in athletic participation and hinted at the risks of early specialization. As stated in the prior blog, early sports specialization is defined by a pre-pubertal...

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Early Sports Specialization

12 Oct Early Sports Specialization – Part 1

The “why” behind my writing of this blog comes from both a medical perspective and a personal one. As specialists in Spine and Sports Medicine, the doctors in my practice are seeing an alarming number of overuse injuries in our young patients who participate in...

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