Morning Edition Interviews

Sports Injury Prevention

David West, orthopedic surgeon at the Ketchikan Medical Center, discussed how to prevent sports injuries for both regular athletes and weekend warriors on today’s Morning Edition.

West encouraged athletes to both keep active and exercise incrementally to avoid injuries, among other suggestions.

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Muddy water from the breached Mount Polley Mine tailings pond dam floods a downstream creek and road Monday. (Cariboo Regional District Emergency Operations Centre photo)
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