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Excluding back injuries, which part of the body is most common to get injured?

Excluding back injuries, which part of the body is most common to get injured?

Injuries: Not to get too cute, but probably the mind. Emotional trauma of one sort of another effects a huge part of the population worldwide. ...Read more

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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Injuries (Definition)

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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Are injuries more common on the left or right side of the body?

Are injuries more common on the left or right side of the body?

Don't know: I suspect that this would often depend on your side preference - i.e. Right handed or left handed. Just a thought. ...Read more

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What are the most common injuries in footballers?

What are the most common injuries in footballers?

See below: I don't know the specific statistics but i would believe that knee, leg, hand/ forearm, neck and head injuries are common. ...Read more

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What are common injuries that occurs in gymnastics?

What are common injuries that occurs in gymnastics?

Ligamentous: Injuries are usually ones involving tendons and ligaments. Unusual stress and strains on joints can cause tears in these tissues. More rarely the bones can be affected by the tendons or ligaments pulling away from the bones. Most serious are fractures due to landing incorrectly, this can include neck fractures and paralysis. ...Read more

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What are common ski injuries?

What are common ski injuries?

Ski injuries: Common ski injuries are torn acl and or menisci, fractures, sprains and strains of upper and lower extremities. ...Read more

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How common is body modification stuff?

How common is body modification stuff?

Body modification: Also called body mutilation, is the deliberate alteration of human anatomy, such as in sexual enhancement or religious beliefs or group affiliation practices. Some forms are very common, such as circumcision & piercing. ...Read more

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What are common types of injuries during hockey?

What are common types of injuries during hockey?

Similar to football: Like other high energy contact collision sports, hockey players sustain typical muscles strains (hamstring/quadriceps), ligament sprains (major knee ligaments), shoulder subluxation/dislocations, hip injuries, contusions from puck or collision contact, ocassional bone fractures, and lacerations of any exposed skin (facial area). ...Read more

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What are most common tennis injuries?

What are most common tennis injuries?

Epicondylitis.: Medial epicondylitis, otherwise know as tennis elbow. Foreaem muscle strains/tears are very common as well. ...Read more

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