tips for preventing fall sports falls

Fall Sports Falls

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Football, soccer, cheerleading, and volleyball are popular fall youth sports activities. To help reduce the risk of common injuries, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, AAOS, and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, AOSSM, offer sports safety tips. AOSSM created the STOP Sports Injuries program to help parents, coaches and healthcare providers learn more […]

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football injuries

Football Injury Prevention

Monday, September 4th, 2017

Football is the leading cause of school sports injuries. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in 2012, approximately 466,492 people were treated for football-related injuries in ERs. Knee injuries are the most common, especially to the anterior or posterior cruciate, ACL/PCL, and to the menisci, cartilage of the knee. Shoulders are susceptible to […]

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