Acta Orthopaedica et Traumatologica Turcica

Wrist injuries in children and adolescent athletes: macrotrauma and overuse


Hacettepe Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Ortopedi ve Travmatoloji Anabilim Dalı


Hacettepe Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Spor Yaralanmaları Anabilim Dalı


Hacettepe Üniversitesi Fizik Tedavi ve Rehabilitasyon Yüksekokulu

AOTT 2004; 38: Supplement 81-87
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Young children and adolescents are becoming incre a s i n g l y involved in re c reational and professional sports. This inevitably leads to an increase in the number of sports-r e l a t - ed injuries involving the hand and the wrist. Hence, physi - cians should have a good insight into macro- and micro - traumas affecting the hand and the wrist. Prevention of injuries, correction of muscle-tendon imbalances, and maintenance of strength and flexibility are important issues for the prevention of disabilities in this age gro u p .

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