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Sports Medicine

Many people have incorporated fitness and sports into their lives to prevent illness and injury. Sports medicine has evolved to support them as an area of specialization within a few different disciplines like family medicine, pediatrics, emergency medicine and orthopedics. It encompasses everything from game coverage of professional sporting events to incorporating exercise into a patient's lifestyle as a treatment for a disease process such as diabetes, hypertension, obesity, anxiety or depression.

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