When is an Athlete Ready to Return to Play? (Care of the Young Athlete)

One of the first questions an athlete will ask following injury or illness is, "When can I play again?" The answer is rarely quick or simple. Return-to-play decisions can be controversial and a source of conflict between health care providers and others. Return-to-play decisions that are too strict, too lenient, or too arbitrary can lead to unhealthy and unsatisfactory outcomes.
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7:30 am-7:30 pm

Tuesday:

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