Sports Injury is any damage to muscle, bones or tissue due to strenuous physical workout or sport activity. Sports Injury can also result from poor training technique or exercising. Common types of Sports Injuries are ankle sprain, groin pull, shin splints, knee injury, tennis elbow and hamstring strain. Symptoms of Sports Injury are:
• Sudden pull or pain
• Stretching of muscles
• Strained muscles
• Tear of tissues
• Limited mobility
• Pain during movement
HOW IS SPORTS INJURY DIAGNOSED?
An Orthopedic diagnoses Sports Injury by performing a physical exam and imaging tests such as X-ray, MRI and blood test to check for inflammation.
HOW IS SPORTS INJURY TREATED?
Mild Sports Injury can be treated through the PRICE (Protect, Rest, Ice, Compression and elevation) method. Primary inflammation due to Sports Injury may last up to 5 days.
DID YOU KNOW?
Traumatic injuries account for most injuries in contact sport such as association football, ice hockey, rugby and many more.