Hip Pain in Children: Is Sports Specialization a Good Idea?


It’s not often that jaw-dropping research comes along.

And when it pertains to the health of children, usually parents listen.

If hip pain in children is something that is on your radar, pay attention.

Research on Hip Pain in Children

According to the research, high level male athletes who play hockey, soccer, or basketball are 1.9 – 8.8x more likely to develop CAM deformity. (What are your child’s thigh to chest test numbers? Please share if you’re comfortable sharing.

Dr. Chris Stepien, DC, Full-Body ART Certified, CSCS, and CrossFit Level 1 Certified, is a Sports Therapy & Chronic Pain Resolution Specialist with Barefoot Rehab and Cultural Instigator at Heroes Journey CrossFit in Parsippany, NJ.  Among the healing depressed, Dr. Chris uses highly-leveraged physical modalities such as manual therapy and community-based fitness to inspire people to rewrite their own stories, finding strength and happiness where there once was none.  Dr. Chris’s purpose in life is to help prevent hip pain in children.

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