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What type of doctor do i take my 14yr old if she hurt her knee playing soccer?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Start with PCP: Your kids doc should be able to assess the situation & order any basic tests to define the injury involved. If needed , a referral to a sports medicine specialist or orthopedic surgeon might be needed but many prefer to evaluate the patient after initial swelling has gone down.
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Last updated Mar 14, 2013

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