5 Questions when Returning an Athlete to Competition

5 Simple Questions You Should Ask When Returning An Athlete To Competition… This is not an exhaustive list, be mindful of orthopedic, physical and psychological factors when returning to competition and do your best to provide information for the patient to accurately work with…. Dr. Baker weighs in…


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1) Have appropriate medical timelines elapsed?

2) Have orthopedic impairments resolved?

3) Do they match their pre-injury status?

4) How do they rank amongst their peers?

5) Have they been exposed to the demands of their regular competition schedule and sport?


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