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Growing beyond pain

By Physio Thomas

Picture this: your son comes home from playing basketball, he’s putting in a lot of effort to make the under-14’s, he’s somehow even taller than last week and eating three servings for dinner. He starts mentioning knee pain after training, and maybe hobbles a bit around the house.

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