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4 Exercises to Prevent Knee and Back Pain in Youth Athletes

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Children's Fitness, Judo

My high school football coach had a consistent piece of advice: “Protect your low back because you've only got one.” Sadly, he had to quit football in college because of a low back injury.

 

Now that I am a coach, I would like to add, “Protect your knees and hips, because they're pretty hard to replace, too.” The most traumatic injury to my knee was easily the ACL and MCL tears I suffered four years ago, but I also broke my right leg in a car accident, tore ligaments in football, and had severe IT band syndrome while in the Army. Through it all, I learned a remarkable amount about how to prevent and rehabilitate leg injuries.

 

 


 

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