NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — This time of year means more fun outdoors, but that unfortunately also means more opportunity to hurt yourself.

Dr. Sean Lager, an orthopedist with Gotham City Orthopedics, stopped by the CBS2 studios to offer some tips on how to enjoy the summer in a safe way.

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Lager told CBS2’s Diane Macedo he’s seeing more sprains, strains and fractures this summer.

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“Summer’s a great time. Everyone wants to be outside,” he said. “But gravity is a 24/7 entity. We deal with that every single day.”

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To watch the interview, click on the video player above.