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Dr. James Eitner
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Sports Injuries (Overview)

A sports injury is a condition in which a person has some damage to his body caused by his participation in a sport. Sports injuries include overheating, dehydration, joint sprains, muscle strains, bone fractures, concussions, cuts, abrasions, etc


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How common are sports injuries?

How common are sports injuries?

Varies by sport: The most common sports injuries really depends on the sport you play. To prevent injuries, stretch and building appropriate strength for your sport and level of participation. Also be sure to get adequate nutrition and hydration before and after any physical activity. Work with a sports medicine trained physician to develop an individualized prevention program. ...Read more

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Dr. James Eitner
466 doctors shared insights

Sports Injuries (Overview)

A sports injury is a condition in which a person has some damage to his body caused by his participation in a sport. Sports injuries include overheating, dehydration, joint sprains, muscle strains, bone fractures, concussions, cuts, abrasions, etc


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No sports injuries. Works out every other day?

No sports injuries. Works out every other day?

Need more specifics: What is your exact question? Yes it is ok to work out every other day. ...Read more

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Sports injuries (Tip)

50% of sports injuries in middle school and high school are overuse injuries! keep kids safe. ...See more

Dr. William Dieck Dr. Dieck
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Treating Eye Injuries (Checklist)

Seek immediate medical attention
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If it's a chemical exposure, rinse eye with water for 15 minutes
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Do NOT rub eye
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What are the top 5 most painful sports injuries?

What are the top 5 most painful sports injuries?

Subjective...: Its hard to grade the pain level of injuries especially between individuals. Probably the best answer to this is the five most severe sports injuries the you have had. ...Read more

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Are female athletes more prone to sports injuries?

Are female athletes more prone to sports injuries?

Yes: In a recent survey it was found that, sportswomen are eight times more likely to suffer injury like anterior cruciate ligament (acl) than men. It is considered as an epidemic. The study also confirmed the fact that more than thousands of sportswomen undergo ACL operations each year. Hips, back and shoulders – women players in the sport of rugby are more prone to shoulder injuries. ...Read more

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Dr. James Bicos Dr. Bicos
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Sports injuries (Tip)

Every year more than 3.5 million children < 14 Y.O. Are treated for sports injuries! ...See more

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Treating a Head Injury (Checklist)

Get help now
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Try not to diagnose yourself
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Don't drive a vehicle--have someone else drive you
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Ice the area, if you can
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What is the type of tape used for dealing with sports injuries?

What is the type of tape used for dealing with sports injuries?

Multiple: The most common type of tape used for sporting injuries is canvas athletic tape. However, other types may also be used depending on the situation. ...Read more

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Dr. Payam Mehranpour
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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