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Sports Injury Prevention

Millions of teenage athletes reported to having an injury during or after play. From sprains and fractures to tendonitis and concussions, this makes high schoolers often susceptible to muscle and tendon pain because of their developing bodies. According to the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the statistics of injured athletes tend to rise every year.  • There are 2 million high school athletes injured every year, with one-fourth of them visit the doctor, while 30,000 of these high schoolers often...
Many sports and related activities can cause different kinds of elbow injuries and pain. It has been best studied in sports like baseball or softball where an athlete tends to run, jump, swing a bat, throw and catch a ball. For example, overhead throwing puts a lot of stress or load on the elbow where the person may experience elbow pain. Such sports are highly stressful activities with motions repeated that lead to injuries. An athlete may be just throwing when all of a sudden, he developed...
The mountains are a perfect trip for a hike. For lovers of the outdoors, nothing can be more refreshing than getting fit and communing with nature at the same time. However, accidents can always happen around each nook and corner.   If it’s your first backpacking trip, planning a day hike is something you should do first. That way, you can map the area, survey the environs, and bring body protection gears to keep you safe.   Hopping on a...
Being proactive in the outdoors can sometimes get you into unexpected injuries and accidents. That’s why, you need to be careful when taking part in sports or recreational activities like dancing, camping, horseback riding, and more.   Here are simple tips for preventing injuries during outdoors.   Do stretching and warm-up exercises. To prevent muscle tears and strains, always do warm-up exercises. A sudden pull of your muscles will lead to a sharp and painful tingle in your joints. Even...
Knee pads are protective gear worn to shield the knee against impact and different unexpected injuries. These guard apparel may give much comfort to the user especially in falling to the ground or hitting an obstacle. Knee pads can also be used as comfort padding especially for those people whose jobs require a lot of squatting and kneeling. Knee pads offer to cushion between the calf and high which reduces the strain on the knee joints' bones, ligaments, and cartridge...
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