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An ALARMING Trend: Pediatric Sports Injuries are on the Rise

An Alarming Trend: Pediatric sports injuries are on the riseSummer, 2013 — If you have a child who plays competitive sports, you probably know the joy of cheering on your child’s team and the agony of watching your child, or someone else’s, get injured. According to findings presented at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, there has been a dramatic rise in pediatric sports injuries in recent years, and the trend is continuing, says Teri McCambridge, MD, of Towson Orthopaedic Associates.

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