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The Sport of Staying Injury-Free this School Year

September 11, 20159 min
How common are sports injuries in children and teens?Kids are not only heading back to the classrooms, but also to the athletic fields and courts. More than 8,000 kids are treated every day in ERs for sports and recreational injuries.So, what are the key steps to encourage kids to be active and to compete, while also ensuring that they're safe?Al Sacchetti, MD, shares how you can help your child stay injury-free throughout the school year.

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