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    Review the below PowerPoint for Dr. Wood’s presentation (from the WCAA Kickoff Event) on Injury Prevention and Fifa 11+. 

    Get It Straight from WakeMed Children’s Sports Injury & Nutrition Experts

    Ankle sprains, overuse injuries of the shoulder, fueling for the game: sports nutrition & hydration and shin splints. These are the most-requested topics Wake County Schools trainers and coaches want to learn more about to help young athletes perform their best.  WakeMed Children’s sports medicine, therapy and nutrition experts have the answers.  Check out these videos.
    WakeMed’s pediatric sports medicine experts are available to speak to your coaches, trainers, athletes and parents. Call 919-350-8120 or send an email to for information. 

    Shoulder Injuries

    Shin Splints

    Ankle Sprains



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