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According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, each year, more than 3.5 million sports-related injuries in children under age 15 need treatment by a medical professional. Football, basketball, baseball, and soccer account for over 40% of those injuries. Injuries among young athletes fall into two basic categories: overuse injuries and acute injuries. Both types of injuries can be diagnosed and treated by an orthopedic specialist.


OSA Supports High School Athletics
OSA specialists are the team physicians for Brighton High School and Plymouth/Canton/Salem High Schools, providing coverage for high injury sports like football and basketball. We do this as a community service and are always willing to add new schools. For more information, please call 1-800-589-7606.

Articles about Sports Injuries and Exercise - AAOS
 
Articles about Sports Injuries and Exercise - AOSSM
 
The Institute for Preventative Sports Medicine

The American College of Sports Medicine
 

Dr. Kristopher J. Aalderink
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Special interests are arthroscopy of shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, and ankle as well as meniscal transplantation, corrective osteotomies and cartilage restoration.

Locations
Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti

Dr. Brian A. Borden
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Special interests are sports medicine, knee ligament reconstruction, arthroscopy, and treatment of shoulder instability and rotator cuff tears.

Locations
Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti
Canton

Dr. Robert A. Young
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Special interests are arthritis, joint replacement of the hip and knee, trauma surgery, and sports medicine.

Locations
Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti
Canton

Plymouth


Arthroscopy
Care of Casts and Splints
Fractures
Shoulder Pain
Sprains and Strains
Young Athletes
 
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