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  1. Sports Injuries

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    Sports Injuries, What kind of sports injuries can occur? Most sports injuries involve either sudden or gradual damage (trauma) to the muscul...

  2. Sports Injuries - Basic Principles

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    Sports Injuries - Basic Principles, This will give an indication of how seriously the athlete takes their sport. It may also indicate over-training, a strain or an overuse ...

  3. Drugs and Sport

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    Drugs and Sport, The people who set such standards are sufficiently well versed in sports medicine and exercise physiology that they set their standards by the normal for th...

  4. Stress Fractures

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    Stress fractures account for 0.7% to 20% of all sports medicine clinic injuries. [ 1 ] Sports involving running or jumping, such as track and field events, basketba...

  5. Physical Training

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    Strength training is important for many sports. It can prevent injury and is part of rehabilitation after injury. It can prevent recurrence of injury - for example, after...

  6. Hamstring Injuries

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    Hamstring Injuries, It is a common and painful sports injury, particularly in exercises involving running and jumping, or with sudden stopping and starting.

  7. Ankle Injuries

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    Ankle Injuries, It is particularly seen in sports such as skiing and football where injury results from going 'over' on the ankle at speed. , ankle injury...

  8. Knee Ligament Injuries

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    Knee Ligament Injuries, For example, this can happen during a fall, if you land awkwardly during sport, or after a sudden movement. Medial collateral ligament (MCL) injury...

  9. Repetitive Strain Injury

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    Repetitive Strain Injury, It's commonly seen in computer operators, factory workers and people who do certain sports. And if you want to avoid doing DIY, repetitive strain in...

  10. Care of Rib Injuries

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    Care of Rib Injuries, Good painkillers are important so that you can breathe and cough comfortably while the injury heals. After a rib injury, if you feel unwell or more bre...

  11. Ankle Injuries

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    Ankle Injuries, See also separate Ankle Fractures article. Ankle injuries are common in primary care, A&E and sports medicine. Most are inversion and pla...

  12. Dental Injuries

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    Dental Injuries, Children can be prone to picking up knocks along with sports injuries resulting in broken teeth. Sometimes you can suffer from a chipped tooth or a cracked ...

  13. Head Injury Instructions

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    Head Injury Instructions, Learn more about the assessment of a person with a head injury. Why have I been given a head injury instructions leaflet? 'Head inj...

  14. Meniscal Tears and Other Knee Cartilage Injuries

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    Meniscal Tears and Other Knee Cartilage Injuries, Articular cartilage injuries can also be caused by a sports injury but don't happen on their own as often. Mor...

  15. Complementary and Alternative Medicine

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    Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Manipulation techniques are commonly used for low back pain, neck pain, shoulder pain, headache and sports injuries. Osteopathy is...

  16. Maxillofacial Injuries

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    Maxillofacial Injuries, Prevention of maxillofacial injuries Full-face helmets may offer some protection against maxillofacial injury. [ 12 ] Airbags, non-lacerating windscreens and...

  17. Corneal Injury and Foreign Bodies

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    Corneal Injury and Foreign Bodies, This can occur when drilling, sawing, chiselling, grinding, lawn mowing, etc, without eye protection, and can also be a risk in some sports. Seriou...

  18. Forearm Injuries and Fractures

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    Forearm Injuries and Fractures, Forearm overuse injuries Apart from tennis and golfer's elbow ( lateral and medial epicondylitis ), forearm overuse injuries are not that co...

  19. Eye Injuries

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    Eye Injuries, Some inert objects may be allowed to remain in the eye if the ophthalmologist considers that removal would be more damaging. Blunt injuries to the globe [ 3 , 5 ...

  20. Head Injury

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    Head Injury, This article particularly refers to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) and Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) clinical guidelines for ...