Duke Health: Keeping Young Athletes in the Game

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At Duke Health, our goal is simple -- to help your child excel at the sport they love, safely and injury-free. As the official team doctors for Duke Athletics, we understand the sports-specific demands athletes put on their bodies during practice and competition.

Our team of sports medicine specialists -- doctors and surgeons, sports physical therapists and athletic trainers, nutritionists and more -- are available on the field and off to help your child stay in the game. Same- and next-day appointments are available If your child needs specialized care to prevent or treat sports injuries now or in the future.

Choose Duke for your child’s care knowing that it is the number one hospital in North Carolina for orthopaedics by U.S. News and World Report. Your child will be in good hands.

Our Sports Medicine Specialists are the Official Team Doctors for Duke Sports
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Duke Health is a FIFA Center of Medical Excellence
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Duke University Health System is one of three FIFA Medical Centres of Excellence in the United States and one of 49 across the world. FIFA, the international governing body of football (soccer), awards this designation to established centers that have demonstrated leadership in soccer medicine with facilities and programs designed specifically for the sport. Duke collaborates with U.S. Soccer and the other FIFA Medical Centres of Excellence to provide soccer athletes with the highest-quality, sport-specific care.