Wrist injuries frequently occur as a result of participating in sporting, recreational, and everyday activities. When we hear of wrist injuries, we often hear of individuals either spraining or fracturing their wrist. A sprain occurs when the ligaments are either stretched beyond normal limits or torn, whereas a fracture occurs when the structure and congruity of the bone or bones is disrupted. One example of a particular wrist injury, which we do not hear much about, is damage to the Triangular Fibrocartilaginous Complex or TFCC.
In this day and age sports participation is very important with the rise of childhood obesity in America. According to the National Council on Youth Sports, High School sports participation is at an all-time high. Sporting activity is considered a positive and healthy behavior. However, when it comes to the young athlete's health, factors such as safety, physical growth and development and nutrition are vital issues.
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