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At what age is the highest risk of injury in sports?

At what age is the highest risk of injury in sports?

Depends: Age isn't so much the issue as is striking a balance between strength/conditioning versus physical demands. ...Read more

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An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


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How can I perform the energetic remedy for sport injuries?

How can I perform the energetic remedy for sport injuries?

Depends: On the type of injury sustained, but generally speaking, using the riice (rest, ice, ibuprofen, compresion, elevation) mnemonic is standard of care at first and then heat, and pt. ...Read more

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How can I relieve groin (male) pain after suffering a sports related injury?

How can I relieve groin (male) pain after suffering a sports related injury?

Have it looked into: Simple injuries may respond to cold compresses in the first 48hr followed by heat. If unable to function you should be checked out & have specific rx based on findings. ...Read more

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How to know if i need to wrap my knee after sports injury?

How to know if i need to wrap my knee after sports injury?

Depends..: I would say we tend to over wrap minor knee injuries. If the injury is severe, swollen, or hurts to walk on than wrapping could help mobilize the tissue to further reduce injury or help reduce swelling. However, one of the best things we can do for a knee injury is start rehab and light mobility early on. If it is constantly wrapped this becomes difficult. ...Read more

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How do you deal with sport injuries for little kids?

How do you deal with sport injuries for little kids?

Sport injury: depends on the type of injury so it would be best to discuss with your health care provider. ...Read more

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Please describe the most common sport injury in children?

Please describe the most common sport injury in children?

Teeth: Injuries to teeth is a common sport injury in children and is the reason a mouth guard should be worn for any contact sport. In most cases a custom made mouth guard by a dentist is better than boil and bite ones. ...Read more

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What sports have the greatest likelihood of injury for amateurs?

What sports have the greatest likelihood of injury for amateurs?

Tough to say: Any activity can be safe or dangerous. Someone who has never skied is more likely to get hurt than an amateur who skis every year, but is this more likely than a person who goes out to play tennis or basketball? The main focus should be on making sure you have the proper conditioning before participating in impact sports. Jumping, bursts of speed put a lot of stress on tendons and ligaments. ...Read more

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How long does it take before you can sport after an injury at the anklets?

How long does it take before you can sport after an injury at the anklets?

Depends: Everyone is different and depending on what injury your ankles had, and your progress with treatment, would decide your return to normal sporting activities. The dr. Treating you would be able to give you the best answer. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you get sport related injuries in your back from not wearing back support?

Can you get sport related injuries in your back from not wearing back support?

Yes- but w/ and w/o: You can sustain a significant back injury that may be sports related with and without a back support device. Proper technique (if lifting weights as an example) and proper positioning (if colliding with another player in a sporting event) will be likely more beneficial in reducing risk of sports related back injury. ...Read more

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