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Common Sports Injuries During Puberty
Common Sports Injuries During Puberty

More pre-teens and adolescents are practicing their chosen sports year-round than ever before. Many hope to make that varsity team, earn an athletic scholarship to college, or even to kickstart a future professional career. During puberty, there are specific risks involved ...

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