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Resuming Athletics After Time Away

As youth are getting back into their sports many are feeling the effects of the extended break, here are a few tips to help you and your athletes safely resume the sports you enjoy!

A gradual increase to reacclimate the heart, lungs, and body to increased activity

Proper sport-specific warm-up and stretching

Hydration

Seek a professional for pain that didn’t improve!

 

Dr. Amelia J Wiggins

https://www.wellingtonortho.com/provider/amelia-j-wiggins-do

Author
Dr. Amelia Wiggins Dr, Amelia J. Wiggins, DO, is a board-certified fellowship-trained sports medicine, an orthopaedic surgeon. She is part of the team of specialists at Wellington Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine, practicing in the Anderson and Eastgate Cincinnati offices as well as the clinic in Sardinia, Ohio. With nearly a decade of experience, Dr. Wiggins has extensive experience in the diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of sports medicine injuries. She specializes in knee & shoulder arthroscopy with interest in ACL injuries, patella instability, cartilage restoration, and shoulder instability.

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