Orthopedics Pediatric Orthopedics Distinguish Major From Minor Injuries in Your Kids Share Pin Email More in Orthopedics Pediatric Orthopedics Therapy and Rehab Foot and Ankle Pain Cause Treating Broken Bones Fractures and Dislocations Sprains and Strains Hip and Knee Foot and Ankle Injuries Shoulder and Elbow Information Hand and Wrist Rotator Cuff Injuries Back and Neck Pain Cause Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery Arthritis Orthopedic Surgery Sports Injuries Osteoporosis View All Updated April 22, 2016 It can be difficult to distinguish major and minor injuries. Children often don't know how to deal with pain and it is the parent's responsibility to guide them through it. Learn how to assess minor and major injuries in this video. Up Next Up Next Video Does My Child Need to Wear a Helmet for Skiing? Up Next Video Lacrosse Equipment Must Haves to Prevent Injuries Up Next Video Tips for Avoiding Dance Injuries Up Next Video What is a Sprained Ankle?