Complete Guide to Sports Injuries: How to Treat--fractures, Bruises, Sprains, Strains, Dislocations, Head Injuries
One of America's most trusted family physicians tells readers how to treat, avoid, and rehabilitate nearly 200 of the most common sports injuries, including fractures, bruises, sprains, strains, dislocations and head injuries. Illustrations.
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