[Skip to Content]

Sports Medicine (Topic Center)

User Provided Alt Texttest

Playing Sports

There are many sports to choose from. Explore your options and find the sport that's best for you.


Repetitive Stress Injuries

Repetitive stress injuries (RSIs) happen when movements are repeated over and over.

  • Repetitive Stress Injuries

    Learn how RSIs happen and how doctors treat them.


  • Running and Jumping Injuries

    Doing the same movements over and over can stress the knees. Read about 2 common knee injuries in teens.

    Jumper's knee

    Runner's knee

  • Stress Fractures

    A stress fracture is a tiny crack in a bone. It usually happens from repeating the same movement over and over.

    Read about stress fractures

  • Other Common RSIs

    There are many kinds of RSIs. Here are some that can happen in young athletes.

    Osgood-Schlatter disease

    Sever's disease

    Shin splints

Sports Q&A