Why Orthopaedics Must Take Action to Combat Assaults on Athletes

Our young athletes need to be protected.

Courtesy of The American Society for Sports Medicine

At the 2019 AOSSM (American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine) Annual Meeting, American gymnast and Olympic gold medalist Madison Kocian sat down with Dr. Jo Hannafin to discuss the issues around young athletes and sexual and physical abuse.

This article covers everything from Dr. Larry Nasser’s case of abuse, to the steps Congress has taken to protect our young athletes.

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I was honored to contribute to this article, on what is a very important issue facing young athletes today. Read the full article HERE.

Published by karenmsutton

HSS Orthopaedic surgeon in sports medicine | Mother of 4 amazing children | Team physician for USA Women's Lacrosse | ACL injury expert

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