Watching for injuries during youth sports

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Young athletes can sustain serious injuries while playing sports. (WLS)

Spring is here and that means many kids are hitting the practice fields. Sports are a popular retreat from the daily grind of school, but they can also pose health risks.

Hip injuries are extremely common in competitive sports due to tremendous forces placed on the hips. Trauma can occur due to a specific injury or may develop over time due to repetitive micotrauma.

Dr. Benjamin Domb, a sports medicine surgeon, joined ABC 7 to discuss the risks with youth sports, and how to prevent injuries.

For more information about Dr. Domb, visit

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