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Tips for Young Athletes

Football players

Did you know that younger athletes are at a greater risk of getting injured because their bodies are still growing? Results of overdoing a sports injury can include injuries that may lead to long-term health problems and couple possibly impair their growth.

"Fortunately, many youth sports injuries can be prevented. Some of the more effective ways to prevent these injuries include age-specific coaching, appropriate physical conditioning, and proper use of equipment."

In the article "A Guide to Safety for Young Athletes" published by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons you will learn about the differences between child and adult athletes and some common injuries seen.

If your child has suffered from a sports related injury, call Able Orthopedic & Sports Medicine today! 


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76-55 Austin Street
Forest Hills, NY 11375
Phone: (718) 897-2228