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Sledding Safety
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Sledding Safety

Sledding and tubing can be a great way to enjoy winter weather. Taking a few safety measures can help keep you and your kids safe on the hills this winter.

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New Study: More Than 20,000 Sledding Injuries Each Year

Although sledding is a popular winter pastime, it can unfortunately lead to serious injury. A new study conducted by the Center for Injury Research and Policy of The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital found that from 1997-2007, an estimated 229,023 children and adolescents

Sports Injury
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Sports Injury

Sports-related injuries are common in the US among adolescents. If your child participates in any of these sports, be sure to take the proper precautions. 

Shoulder Pain and Injury in the Adaptive Athlete
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Shoulder Pain and Injury in the Adaptive Athlete

Based on the mechanics of adaptive sports, there is a much higher risk of upper extremity and shoulder injury in athletes with physical disabilities. The best strategy for combating these injuries is appropriate injury prevention strategies and training.

Meniscus Injuries
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Meniscus Injuries

The meniscus are two pieces of cartilage located in the knee joint that are responsible for cushioning and adding stability to the knee.

Shoulder Injuries

The shoulder is made up of three bones: the scapula (shoulder blade), the humerus (upper arm bone), and the clavicle (collarbone). The head (or top) of the humerus rests in a socket of the scapula called the glenoid. A soft rim of tissue called the labrum lines this socket.

Winter Sports
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Winter Sports

Winter can be a time of great fun. However, these activities can lead to injuries. Following a few safety tips can help you and your family have a fun and safe winter.

Motorcycle Injuries
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Motorcycle Injuries

Motorcycle-related fatalities and fatality rates have been increasing rapidly during the past decade in the US. Researchers recommend wearing helmets to reduce both fatal and non-fatal injuries.

Basketball Injuries
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Basketball Injuries

Basketball is a popular youth sport in the United States. The large participation numbers, though, mean that thousands of children are injured in practices and games every year. 

Football Injuries
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Football Injuries

Football safety equipment should include a helmet with a NOCSAE seal, mouth guards, shoulder pads, football pants with pads, and football shoes with cleats.

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