Sports Medicine Division Injury Prevention

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Preventing Athletic Injuries

Injury Prevention at Boston Children's HospitalSports are a fun and healthy way to stay active, but staying safe while playing is very important. Whether you’re a serious competitive athlete or are just playing sports for fun, learning how to play without pain can save you from long-lasting injuries and long recoveries.

Especially for young patients whose bones are still growing, preventing injuries can go a long way in avoiding painful accidents, overuse injuries and surgery.

Our world-class experts in Sports Medicine have created a series of helpful guides on how to prevent injuries based on activity.

ACL
Baseball
Basketball
Bicycling
Concussion
Cricket
Dance
Disabled Sports
Distance Running
Fencing
Field Hockey
Football
Golf
Gymnastics and Cheering
Ice Hockey
Ice Skating
Lacrosse
Marital Arts
Overuse
Riding
Rowing
Rugby
Skiing
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis and Racquet
Track and Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

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