Low Back Pain in Young Athletes is not Normal

Low Back Pain in Young Athletes May Be More Than Just Stiffness or Muscle Strain


While nearly half of low back pain in adults is due to disc-related problems, this is only true in 11% of children. 

Parent of young athletes experiencing low back pain should ask the following questions:

  • When and how did the pain start?
  • What does the pain feel like?
  • Do you have pain anywhere else?
  • Does anything make the pain worse?

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Alex Minten, DPT, CMTPT, works at Orthopedic & Spine Therapy Kaukauna, located at One Bank Avenue, Ste C. For more information, please call 920-759-9075.

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