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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

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