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What are common types of injuries during hockey?
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Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: 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).

In brief: 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).
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