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First Aid: Strains and Sprains

First Aid: Strains and Sprains

Additional Resources

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National Safety Council
http://www.nsc.org
The National Safety Council offers information on first aid, CPR, environmental health, and safety.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
http://www.aaos.org
The AAOS provides information for the public on sports safety, and bone, joint, muscle, ligament and tendon injuries or conditions.

American Physical Therapy Association
http://www.apta.org
This organization provides information on physical therapy, from therapists in each state to current research.

American College of Sports Medicine
http://www.acsm.org
This site has tips on staying safe while playing sports and exercising.

American Sports Medicine Institute
http://www.asmi.org/
The mission of ASMI is to improve the understanding, prevention and treatment of sports-related injuries through research and education.

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