Bone fractures in teens
Collar Bone Fractures Common Injury in Teen Sport
a genetic disorder that affects his bone metabolism and muscle mass endocrine dysfunction poor nutrition andor is overweight a lack of calcium in his diet a previous history of fracture(s) Hip fractures in teens are commonly due to sports injuries.
Teen Girls Bear Brunt of Stress Fractures - WebMD
Feb 15, 2011 In all, 230 stress fractures were reported in 189 athletes, affecting 115 girls (61) and 74 boys (39). The bones most often fractured were: Tibia (shin bone): 48; Long bones in the forefoot: 19; Spine: 6; Pelvis: 6; Hindfoot: 4; Femur (thigh bone): 4; Varsity athletes were most likely to get a stress fracture, accounting
Fractures and Growth Plate Injuries - Seattle Childrens
Losing bone mass during prime bonebuilding years can put someone at risk for complications such as fractures. Types There are two kinds of juvenile osteoporosis: secondary and idiopathic.