My child keeps spraining their back. What’s going on?
19 Nov 2018Compared with adults, back pain in child or adolescent athletes is relatively uncommon and should be taken more seriously. This is especially true when the athlete participates in sports where there is repeated flexion and extension of the lumbar spine. In this article, Dr Mark Fulcher talks through possible causes, considerations, diagnosis and introduces our five-phase programme designed to help an athlete manage their symptoms, rehabilitate and return to normal function.