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Which sports lead to the greatest number of sports injuries?

Sports injuries happen to a significant number of student athletes every year. The CDC estimates that close to 2.9 million children between 0-19 years of age are treated in the emergency room for sports and recreation-related injuries. Parents with children that play sports should not let statistics prevent them from allowing children to play. Sports …

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Why treating injuries is an important part of pediatric care

Getting healthcare for your child is usually the highest priority for parents that have younger children. Parents will do whatever it takes to ensure their child’s development is as healthy as possible. An important part of making sure your child is developing healthily is injury treatment. The Centers for Disease Control estimate that 9.2 million …

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First Aid 101: How to Address and Treat Athletic Injuries

Athletic injuries are extremely frequent at all levels of competition and require immediate medical attention. According to the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), sports and recreation injuries top roughly 8.6 million annually and are increasing as more American choose to exercise for health and wellness reasons. Whether it involves school-sanctioned sports, collegiate-level athletics, or professional …

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