Over the course of the past two decades, sports injuries among children, teenagers, and young adults have increased at an alarming rate. In SURVIVING A SEASON, sports medicine specialist Dr. Michael DeFranco explains the important issues surrounding these injuries. This invaluable resource is a basic guide for young athletes, parents, and coaches on how to stay healthy and enjoy sports without getting hurt.
Dr. DeFranco received his training in orthopaedic surgery at The Cleveland Clinic, Rush University Medical Center, and Massachusetts General Hospital. Numerous peer-reviewed publications and the national Protect Your Bones program reflect his dedication to teaching young people about good musculoskeletal health. SURVIVING A SEASON is based his experience providing care to high school, college, and professional athletes. He currently practices in New York City.