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What are common causes of fractures in children?

Common causes of fractures in children include monkey bars as the number one cause, trampolines are second, followed next by contact sports. For guys it's football, and for girls it's gymnastics and competitive cheer, where they’re doing tumbling, for example. Other high-risk sports include dirt bikes and rodeos.

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