Inside Insights For Tackling Football Injuries

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Achilles tendon ruptures can be caused by the repetition of dropping back to throw the football. A quarterback may throw the football up to 50 times in a game and a few hundred times during practice.
Ankle injuries are the second most common injury in football and rank just behind knee injuries when it comes to the amount of time lost from the football field. (Photo courtesy of Richard Braver, DPM)
Inside Insights For Tackling Football Injuries
A Guide To Common Lower Extremity Injuries At Different Positions
By Mark A. Caselli, DPM

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