Good luck and work hard!
Functional warm up means moving the parts of the body in gentle motions that replicate the movements performed during the particular sport, starting at the core and working out to the extremities. Professional athletes, especially soccer players, do this.
Finally, make sure he has an “off season” every year! He needs to spend 1-3 months doing something other than scheduled/supervised basketball and ideally other than basketball at all. Even the pros take an off season!
I wish you well.
My 80 year old mother recently fell and fractured her ankle. How long should it take for her to recover?
I wish her well.
Until then, keep a log of your pain episodes so that your visit to the doctor will be more efficient and productive.
Kenneth R. Brooks, M.D.