Can playing too many sports cause rheumatic diseases? My son plays a…

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Can playing too many sports cause rheumatic diseases? My son plays a lot of sports and always complains of wrist pain. Can playing too many sports cause rheumatic diseases?

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DrDavidGBorenstein
DrDavidGBorenstein

In general sports activities will not cause inflammatory arthritis. Sports can cause mechanical issues like ligament and tendon injuries that can cause arthritis years later. For more information about spine arthritis go to the spine community.com for additional information. You can learn more about Rheumatoid Arthritis here.


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