When To Consult A Doctor

Most athletes encounter sports injuries at one time or another, whether they are professional athletes or simply enthusiasts who play sports for fun and exercise. You’re especially likely to encounter sports injuries if you participate in sports that are full-contact, or if you play sports that...

Start Slow To Avoid Sports Injuries

An athlete, by nature, is probably not the kind of person to ease into a physical activity slowly and methodically. A good portion of athletes are so gung-ho to get into the game that sometimes they set themselves up for sports injuries because they aren’t paying attention to their bodies and to the...

Injuries Happen In All Sports

Sports injuries happen in all sports. You don’t have to be a wrestler, a football player, or a triathlon athlete to experience injuries. Unfortunately, many sports participants don’t recognize the very real possibility of injuries, and therefore they do not take care to avoid injuries like they...

Just Before An Injury

Most athletes and serious sports participants know all about the familiar tinge that happens just before some sports injuries take place. Perhaps it’s a dull ache in a muscle to tell the athlete to slow down, or maybe it’s a brief but potent shooting pain that warns the athlete to pay attention...

Alternative Therapies For Sports Injuries

There is a wide variety of treatment methods for the various sports injuries that people encounter on a regular basis. Since many of the people who experience sports injuries are engaged in activities which they plan to start doing again as soon as the injury heals, it’s important to find an injury...

Sports Medicine Doctors

Family practice doctors and other medical doctors are well versed in recognizing injuries and assisting patients in recovering as quickly as possible. Not all doctors, however, are incredibly well versed in recognizing various sports injuries and helping athletes recover rapidly. After all, athletes often...

Work Out Every Day To Avoid Injuries

It is much easier to avoid sports injuries when you are in the best shape you can be, and one of the very best ways to make sure your body is at its full potential is to take the time each and every day to work out. You don’t need to lift weights and run marathons every single day (and indeed, that...

Treating Sports Injuries

There are different ways of treating sports injuries based on the body part that is injured, the type of injury (acute, chronic) and the severity of the damage sustained. Using the RICE technique treats the majority of sports injuries. It is often the starting point for treating injuries because it...

General Information About Sports Injuries

It is important for all parents to be aware of some general information about sports injuries before their son or daughter participates in contact sports. There is always the possibility that an injury can occur when playing contact sports and knowing not only about the possible sports injuries but how to...

Bicycling Injuries To Watch Out For

Generally speaking bicycling is a low-impact sport and an excellent way to stay fit. It does have some risk for sport injury though. The most common causes for bicycling injuries are due to poor bike fit or from improper riding technique. The bike must be adjusted to fit your body in order to avoid most...
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