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What are the most common summer injuries?

The injuries that orthopedic practices see in the summer are usually related to being outside. The weather is nice, so doctors see a lot of sprained ankles and knee injuries, including people who twist their knee. People are working in their yards and get injured, for example, mowing the lawn. Second to that would be wrist and shoulder injuries caused by somebody falling and landing on his or her arm.

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