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Three Common Sports Medicine Injuries in Children and Teens

Posted by Katherine Merra, MD on Sep 12, 2017 2:10:10 PM

There is nothing more fun and exhausting than an active kid. If your child plays sports, your weekends are probably spent on the sidelines or bleachers cheering them on or running from one game or meet to the next. Although you hope and wish this day will never come, as a parent, one of the most terrifying moments comes when your child suffers a sports medicine injury while doing what they love.

At South Shore Orthopedics, we specialize in treating sports medicine injuries in children and teens. So whether your child is a football player, track star, cheerleader, or more, the information below will help you identify an injury and know when to contact a sports medicine expert for evaluation.

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Topics: Orthopedics

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