Technically…and skeletally, anyone under the age of 25 is a young athlete, and our experience with young patients is often that children who are participating in sports need to be monitored to prevent injury.

We recently did a ‘Coach the coaches’ talk at Northcliff high school. The aim of this was to assist the coaches in grading exercises correctly for the students, you can find our presentation on core exercises in the link below.

I have recently attended the latest SASMA Conference (South African Sports Medicine Association) which was held at the Wild Coast Sun. Three major, on- going debates in the world of sports medicine were highlighted.