Overuse In­juries

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Stress Frac­tures: Fa­tigued mus­cles cause stress to be trans­ferred to the bones, re­sult­ing in small cracks.

Osgood-Sch­lat­ter Dis­ease: An in­flam­ma­tion of the growth plate at the top of the shin­bone. Sever’s Dis­ease: In­flam­ma­tion of the growth plate in the heel bone.

Lit­tle Lea­guer’s El­bow or Shoul­der: Ex­ces­sive over­hand throw­ing can lead to dam­age and in­flam­ma­tion of growth plates in the arm.

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