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A sports medicine surgeon at Rush explains why kids need timeouts from their sports.
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A sports medicine specialist offers 4 tips to help you prevent injuries during your dance workout.
While you may consider scoliosis the stuff of grammar school screenings, it can actually resurface later in life or develop as we age.
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Why it's important to protect your child's head and face during sports.
Learn about the common causes of shoulder injuries, and what to do if pain is affecting your daily life.
Know your options for tackling knee pain, from joint replacement to nonsurgical treatments.
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