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Common Types of Winter Sports Injuries

Common Types of Winter Sports Injuries

by Yenny (SU)
The arrival of winter also ushers in the winter sports season, which means many people end up in emergency rooms and orthopedic clinics across the country for injuries that range from mild to severe. In 2017, over 200,000 people were treated for winter sports injuries all over the country.

How to Prevent Common Sports Injuries

How to Prevent Common Sports Injuries

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
If you love playing sports, you probably understand that your body is susceptible to various injuries when you play. The good news is that there are several strategies you can use to avoid injuries while you play your favorite sports.

Sports Injuries That Can Be Treated at an Urgent Care Facility

Sports Injuries That Can Be Treated at an Urgent Care Facility

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
There are few things that remain constant in this world. Unfortunately, sports-related injuries are among them.

Safer Sports: Avoiding Sports Injuries

Safer Sports: Avoiding Sports Injuries

by Shearly (SU)
Like brushing your teeth, or wearing a seat-belt while in the car, some decisions are a no-brainer. When it comes to sports activities, taking reasonable precautions and playing by the rules just makes sense. Sports are an enjoyable way to stay in top form and maintain an active lifestyle. To do that though, you really should practice safer sports to avoid game-changing sports injuries. If you, or a loved one is active in sports, you should build certain habits that can reduce the odds of a sports related injury. Here are some tips to keep you at the top of your game:

Protect Your Little Leaguer from Head Injuries

Protect Your Little Leaguer from Head Injuries

by Shearly (SU)
Approximately 30 million children and teens participate in some form of organized sport, and more than 3.5 million injuries each year are experienced by those participants. In fact, almost one-third of all childhood injuries are sports-related. Of course, some sports are more dangerous than others. However, every sport has the potential for injury, whether from the trauma of contact with other players or from overuse or misuse of a body part.