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What are the most common sports-related injuries in women?

That's a great question! Common sports injuries in women often depend on the age and type of sport. Young women are known to be more prone to knee issues like pain behind the kneecap, dislocating kneecaps and ACL tears than their male counterparts, which is particularly common in soccer and basketball. In my practice, I see a lot of women, both young and adult, with stress fractures. Many factors can lead to developing stress fractures, but bone density, hormones (estrogen), calories and diet, and other issues that affect women more than men can lead to a higher risk of stress fractures. 

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