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Q: Can I do anything to decrease my child’s risk of injury or are injuries just part of the game?
“Injuries are inevitable parts of sports” is a culture that needs to be changed. Proper management can minimize injury risk in growing athletes. Injuries potentially may have a lasting effect into adulthood
An effective injury prevention program includes the following components
• Pre-season physical examination
• Medical coverage at sporting events
• Proper coaching
• Adequate hydration
• Proper officiating
• Proper equipment and field/surface playing conditions
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Dr. Rahman Kandil is a fellowship-trained sports medicine Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in shoulder and knee surgery. Dr. Kandil treats a variety of bone and joint conditions including general orthopedic injuries, fractures, and ligament/muscle/tendon injuries. Dr. Kandil received his undergraduate degree in Biology with a minor in Management Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He attended medical school at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, MA and graduated in 2011 with multiple honors. Dr. Kandil completed both his internship and residency in Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Virginia, School of Medicine, where he received the Chief Resident of the Year award in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery. Following his residency graduation, Dr. Kandil further sub-specialized and completed his fellowship in Orthopedic Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery at Stanford University Hospital. Read More-->