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High School Basketball Injury Prevention

The fast pace of high school basketball games can be thrilling to watch, but the speed of the sport can also result in a wide range of injuries. We have tips to help your high school basketball athlete enjoy an injury-free season.

Packed bleachers, enthusiastic cheers, and the squeak of rubber soles against polished wood floors usher in the excitement of the high school basketball season. Because we want your child’s basketball season to be injury-free, we’ve got some tips to minimize risks for your young basketball player.

In the event that injury does occur, confirm that your child’s coach is prepared to respond. All coaches should be knowledgeable about first aid for minor injuries and have a plan to access medical assistance for more serious injuries.

Summit Orthopedics offers comprehensive sports medicine expertise

From Olympians to pro athletes to kids in youth sports and those that just want to be more active—Summit Orthopedics delivers expert care by fellowship-trained sports medicine physicians. If you are recently injured or concerned about ongoing pain, Summit Orthopedics sports medicine specialists have the expertise to evaluate your discomfort and develop a plan to quickly and safely help you get back to being active.

Start your journey to stronger, healthier athletic condition. Find your sports medicine expert, request an appointment online, or call us at (651) 968–5201 to schedule a sports medicine consultation.

Summit has convenient locations across the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area, serving Minnesota and western Wisconsin. We have state-of-the-art centers for comprehensive orthopedic care in Eagan, MNVadnais Heights, MN, Plymouth, MN, and Woodbury, MN, as well as several additional community clinics.

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