Do You Know The Warning Signs Of A Sports Injury

Most of the time it is obvious that you have sustained a sports injury. Other times a sports injury can creep up on you. There are two types of sports injuries acute and chronic. Here are some common sports injury warning signs that you should pay close attention to: If you experience any kind of joint pain...

Sports Wrist And Hand Injuries

Wrist injuries in sports are caused by acute injury, and also chronic overuse injuries. Nerve injury can occur with blunt trauma to the hypothenar eminence resulting in a contusion to the ulnar nerve. Wrist fractures can present with swelling and tenderness at the point of contact. Wrist dislocation can...

One Injury Leads To Another

Experiencing a sports injury isn’t fun, especially when the injury takes you out of the game for a while and also leads to diminished performance for some time. An injury that is a result of a friendly game among friends and then results in an injury that affects your ability to work and go on with...

Sports Injury Arsenal

You probably already have a first aid kit in your house, and maybe even in your car. Even if you don’t have a dedicated box for first aid supplies, you probably have what you need to treat minor injuries scattered around in your medicine cabinet. When you actively participate in sporting activities...

The Importance Of Stretching

Seasoned athletes may feel as though they’re bodies are such well-oiled machines that they have evolved past the need for a good stretch before indulging in physical activity. Indeed, even the experts are at odds over the idea of whether or not to stretch before exercising. Some exercise physiologists...

Sports Injuries In Children

Although children are generally more resilient than adults, and usually bounce back much more quickly than older athletes, they are still quite prone to sports injuries. Children often don’t realize their own physical limitations, and don’t have the common sense necessary to avoid overuse...

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...
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