When a cut is too deep, it often needs stitches to heal properly. But how these stitches work and what they do isn't easy to understand. This book dives into the why and how of stitches and the kind of injuries readers may suffer that requires a trip to the emergency room. Sports like soccer, hockey, and lacrosse may lead to cuts and bleeding that might need a few stitches to help heal. Readers also learn what to do when they get a sports injury, how to talk to doctors, and what steps they need to take in order to retake the field when their injuries heal.