Every year millions of athletes are injured. This includes high school athletes, who are just as susceptible to injury as professional athletes.
Pressure to play in games can have long-term effects, including surgery at some point in life, arthritis, or impact from concussions.
Parents can intervene on behalf of their high school athlete by seeking treatment as soon as possible. However, it is also important that coaches and athletes follow guidelines to ensure every player on the team is safe to play.
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