Sports injuries are two types. Acute injuries and Chronic overuse injuries. These chronic injuries are more common and affecting the physical ability of athletes.  Commonly affecting body parts are shoulder, elbow, knee and foot. Other less common area are back, hip, wrist and neck.

The most common cause of overuse athletic injuries is continued athletic participation despite the presence of symptoms associated with another injury. These types of injuries are less affecting the bony parts and more affecting the musculo-tendiniousparts of our body.

Tendon Injuries

  • tendonitis
  • tendinopathy
  • tenosynovitis

Muscle Injuries (Strains)

Treatments

  • Rest
  • Ice the affected area
  • Compression
  • Elevation
  • Take an over-the-counter pain reliever
  • Physiotherapy

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