When kids experience overuse injuries, it undermines their mental game, often causing them to burn out in sports.
That’s the message from Robert Weil, a sports podiatrist and host of the Sports Doctor Radio Show. He recently was a guest on our Ultimate Sports Parent podcast.
It’s important to understand the pressures that lead to overuse injuries, he says.
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