Kristin Smith
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Banner Health clinic sees more orthopedic injuries in children during summer

As summer approaches, kids are out of school and activity levels are high. While it’s fun to play in the sun, kids suffering from bone injuries are coming in to see doctors at Banner Churchill Community Hospital. Dr. Richard Davis, orthopedic surgeon at Banner Churchill’s Banner Health Clinic, said they’re seeing a lot of kids between 5 and 10 years of age coming in with various arm and knee injuries. “They’re on the monkey bars or the jungle gym, and they land on their wrist and break their elbow,” said Davis. He said they see more knee injuries and some …

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