How do we help prepare our kids for the best athletic experience and ensure an increased level of self confidence and reduce risk for injury? Studies such as this one regarding knee pain in adolescent females have continuously shown that early specialization and failure to provide a wider array of sports activities leads to increased risk for injury. The human body, especially while growing needs a wide variety of input and we have definitely seen our share of female knee injuries here at BreakThrough over the years. Our goal is to help you reduce the need for expensive doctor visits, imaging and surgery as well as ensuring that your child is on the field, playing with friends and able to do as much as they want through a proactive approach. BreakThrough’s wide array of sports programs are geared to help instill proper body awareness, strength, flexibility and agility.
Here is the research article on how Sports Specialization increases risk of anterior knee pain in the female athlete. Our physical therapists are here to help you achieve your recovery goals and create a healing environment for you. If you have any further questions as to how we can help you navigate the adolescent athletic path with your child, please give us a call at 408-736-7600. It will be our pleasure to assist you.