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How to Reduce Your Risk of Overuse Injuries

A safer approach to work, life and sport

Injuries & Conditions You Need to Know About

How to Reduce Your Risk of Overuse Injuries

patrickb 20 January 2017 Unlike acute injuries which result from a sudden traumatic event such as a football collision, overuse injuries are the result of a repetitive physical motion such as a baseball pitch over time. These injuries can occur in any sport, but are more common in baseball, swimming, track and soccer. Overuse injuries are largely preventable, but … Continue reading How to Reduce Your Risk of Overuse Injuries
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Injuries & Conditions You Need to Know About

How to Reduce Your Risk of these Common High School Winter Sports Injuries

patrickb 21 November 2016 All incidence rate data gathered from the National High School Sports-Related Injury Surveillance Study 1. Ankle Sprain/Strain Common in (incidence rate): Basketball (31.5%), Cheerleading (10.4%), Hockey (5.4%), Wrestling (6.8%) How you can reduce your risk (in order of importance) Participate in a lower body strength training program. Warmup before playing with an active dynamic warmup. … Continue reading How to Reduce Your Risk of these Common High School Winter Sports Injuries
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Injuries & Conditions You Need to Know About

How to Reduce the Risk of Exertional Heat Stroke at Your School

patrickb 29 September 2016 Heat illnesses are a spectrum of illnesses that can occur due to environmental exposure to heat, whether outdoor or indoor. These illnesses can occur with or without physical exertion and include heat cramps, heat syncope, heat exhaustion and the life-threatening exertional heat stroke (EHS). Luckily, EHS is 100% preventable. By implementing the measures below you … Continue reading How to Reduce the Risk of Exertional Heat Stroke at Your School
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