Can my child wear a splint or a cast while playing a competitive sport?

A child may be able to play sports while wearing a cast, says orthopedic surgeon Laurel Benson, MD, of Rocky Mountain Pediatric Orthopedics. In this video, she gives some examples of sports and injuries where participation is possible with a cast.

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