Youth Sports: Too Much, Too Soon? (Video)

Avoiding sports injuries in young kids

sad child wearing a jersey

As a doctor, I’m seeing a change in youth sports culture that concerns me: ever-younger kids in higher-level league sports. They come into my office complaining of pain. Of course, parents and coaches have the best intentions, often wanting to get kids started earlier to develop and grow as athletes. But with this trend, there may be more at risk than people realize.

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