Paediatric Injuries Nozawa
Children have special requirements when injured and we have helped children recover from injuries in a large range of age groups.
Frequently Asked Questions
Sustaining an injury on a ski holiday can be a traumatic experience for a child and can cause a negative association with the sport. Children can lose confidence in their ability and are often not experienced in being injured and can become apprehensive. Older children
Our therapists understand this and can make children feel at ease and reduce their pain.
Children as young as 6 can sustain ligament tears in their knees and we have a range of children-sized braces to protect the joint and encourage healing. A torn MCL is very common and generally responds well to the correct treatment.
If an X-ray or consultation with a medical specialist is required, we can assist to facilitate this in Japan or with our collection of affiliated specialists around the world.
We can conduct an accurate fit-to-ski assessment and then work in collaboration with the child, parent, or guardian using the shared-decision making process to decide if the child is able to ski.