Pushing off in a side-to-side motion causes strain of the inner thigh muscles, or groin.
pulled hamstring, also called a hamstring strain, is a tear of the hamstring muscle fibers
High risk sports for hamstring strains are: soccer, football, baseball, basketball, and many track and field events. Runners are especially susceptible to chronic hamstring strains due to the repetitive nature of the sport.
the pain caused by inflammation of the thin layer of tissue that covers the bone (a condition called medial tibial stress syndrome) and by tiny fractures on the surface of the bone.
Knee injury: ACL tear
Complete tears of the ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT (ACL) - the key ligament which bonds together the upper and lower parts of the leg at the knee
the repetitive movement of your kneecap (patella) against your thigh bone (femur) .
Tennis elbow (Epicondylitis)
is an injury to the muscles and tendons on the outside (lateral aspect) of the elbow that results from overuse or repetitive stress
repetitive use of the elbow muscle
Tennis elbow (epicondylitis)
The PRICE principle for treating common sports injuries
First aid treatment for injury.
PROTECT the Injury
RESTRICT Activity REST
ELEVATE the injured area
P rotect injury
R estricted movement
E levate injured part
When to get medical attention for common sports injuries?
Deformities in the joint or bone — it looks “crooked,” or moves abnormally
You cannot bear weight or can't use the limb without it “giving way”
Changes in skin color beyond mild bruising
It's not getting any better after a few days of PRICE therapy