Gymnastics

Gymnastics is a very demanding, highly competitive sport, requiring a great deal of time and dedication. It is important for an athlete's body to be as healthy as possible to withstand the effects of hard landings, excessive flexibility and repetitive motions. Following a few proper training techniquesnutrition basics and safety tips will help young gymnasts stay in competitive form and avoid common injuries

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Common Injuries

  • ACL Tears
  • Concussions
  • Dehydration/Heat Illness
  • Dental Emergencies
  • Dislocations
  • Fractures
  • Low Back Pain
  • MRSA
  • Osgood Schlatters Disease
  • Patello Femoral Stress/Pain Syndrome
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shin Splints
  • Sprains and Strains