Head and neck injuries in sports

Head and neck injuries in sports

McIntosh and McCory 2005 performed a literature review of head and neck injuries in the sports medicine literature. They surveyed rugby, ice hockey, American football, baseball, soccer, boxing, cricket, horse racing, skiing and snowboarding. One of the major factors...
Cryotherapy (using cold to treat injuries)

Cryotherapy (using cold to treat injuries)

While watching almost any sporting event, did you ever notice that the moment an injury occurs – the first thing they reach for is ice? There is no difference between your weekend warrior’s sprained ankle and the sprained ankle of any athlete in organized sports. In...
Reducing Lower Back Pain – Some Useful Tips

Reducing Lower Back Pain – Some Useful Tips

What are the main kinds of injuries and problems that generally lead to lower back pain? The main kinds of injuries and problems that lead to nonspecific lower back pain include: Overuse or overload injuries caused by heavy, repetitive or improper lifting; bad...