Know the Basics
Sprain: a stretched or torn ligament
Strain: a stretched or torn muscle
Acute injuries: Acute injuries result from a sudden trauma such as a fall or collision
-Treated with R.I.C.E. Rest. Ice. Compression. Elevation.
Overuse injuries: Overuse injuries are caused by repeated movements and the body does not have time to heal.
-DO NOT IGNORE THE FOLLOWING SIGNS:
pain that increases with activity
decreased range of motion
Common Injuries in your sport