According to the the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggest fewer than 65% of adolescents participate in regular physical activity. It is known that participation in sports and other forms of physical recreational activities are linked to positive aspects of development, academic performance, and emotional well being.
Another aspect relative to physical and sport-related participation is in regard to prevention of overuse injuries. Your pediatric physical therapist can apply remediation and clinical education techniques and perspectives for children and their families in order to work together. This therapeutic relationship will best help in understanding and employing injury risk management and therapeutic programming needs form safe participation and progress accordingly toward targeted goals. Request an appointment today!