As the 2023 school year approaches, many parents and their children are gearing up for the upcoming sports season. Here’s how Next Level Urgent Care can treat your child should they sustain an injury.
Sports are a great way for kids to stay active, healthy, and make friends in their community. Especially among high school aged youth, sports are also a great way to encourage school spirit and comradery. Fall also kicks off contact sports like football, which can spark an uptick in youth sports injuries.
Even the most experienced athletes can get injured on the field. Stanford Medicine reports that over 3.5 million teens a year (on average) sustain sports injuries during the school year. With this statistic in mind, it’s important to be ready for anything, especially when it comes to immediate care. We have you covered at Next Level.
Each year, millions of dollars are spent on emergency room visits for matters that could have been treated at an urgent care, and sports injuries are no different. Broken bones are among the most common injuries and illnesses sustained in contact sports, which Next Level can treat in house from start to finish. Here are other common injuries we can treat on-site:
While many parents rush their child to an emergency room after a sustained sports injury, visiting an urgent care clinic (rather than an emergency room) has various practical benefits, such as:
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