Sports Injuries refers to injuries that most commonly occur during sports or exercise. Causes include improper training, wrong equipment, lack of conditioning or insufficient warm-up and stretching. From NFL players to weekend warriors and first time marathon participants, we educate all of our clients on proper body mechanics and the best ways to avoid injuries during training or exercise.

Most common sports injuries

  • Sprains – Is an over stretched or tear of a ligament
  • Strains – Twist, pull or tear of a muscle or tendon
  • Back and neck
  • Knee injury
  • Tennis elbow
  • Calf and Achilles injuries
  • Shoulder injuries
  • Bone injuries (fractures, bruising)

Acute vs Chronic Injuries

  • Acute injuries – Occur suddenly example sprained ankle, pulled muscles
  • Chronic injuries – Usually result from overuse of an area of the body over a period of time