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Back to School Sports and Injuries

Provided by Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center It’s that time of year again. Students will soon enter new classrooms for another exciting year of learning. They also will be returning to gymnasiums, playing fields and playgrounds. Unfortunately, some of these children will also be visiting doctors’ offices and emergency departments for sports-related injuries. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, each …

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April is National Youth Sports Safety Month

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue Sports participation is a major cause of serious injury among youth making sports activities, the second most frequent cause of injury for male and female adolescents. According to John Hopkins Medicine, 30 million children and teens participate in some form of organized sports in which more than 2.6 million children, 19 years of …

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April is National Youth Sports Safety Month

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue Sports participation has become a major cause of serious injury among youth, making sports activities the second most frequent cause of injury for male and female adolescents. According to John Hopkins Medicine, approximately 30 million children participate in some form of organized sports. Each year, more than 3.5 million children sustain sports-related injuries, …

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Traumatic Brain Injury — Major Cause of Death & Disability in the U.S.

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a blow or jolt to the head or a penetrating head injury that disrupts the normal function of the brain. Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a major cause of death and disability in the U.S. Annually, over 2.5 million Americans sustain traumatic brain injuries, 275,000 visit emergency rooms, …

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