All About Sports Foot & Ankle Injuries in Kids with Dr. Carissa Sharpe

  • By Jennifer Prezioso
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Nov 2022
The prevention of sports-related foot & ankle injuries is always important, especially for young athletes. However, if an injury does occur it can be helpful to understand the treatment options for your child. Join us as Dr. Carissa Sharpe explains a few common sports injuries and what our team at Balance can do to help!

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