Youth Athletics: Poor Training Techniques & How They Affect Adolescents

In this episode of the Get Back To It podcast, Dr. Rita Roy sits down with spinal expert, Dr. Thomas Schuler, to discuss the negative impacts that poor training techniques can have on adolescent athletes.

Dr. Schuler is Founder and CEO of Virginia Spine Institute in Reston, Virginia. He also serves as President of the Board for the National Spine Health Foundation and is the Chairman of the Medical & Scientific Board.

From the episode: “There’s a big difference between the bone health and strength of a professional athlete versus that of an adolescent athlete. The young athlete’s skeletal structure is not mature enough to handle this type of intense training.” — Dr. Thomas Schuler

Tune in to hear his expert story and ways that you can help protect the spine health of the adolescent athletes in your life!

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