Did you know that 50% of sports injuries could have been prevented?
No one likes having a sports injury and all it takes is a little prep time before to make sure no injuries occur.
Injury Prevention – To prevent injuries take into account the sports environment: weather, surfaces, facilities, and equipment. As well, proper war up and joint preparation before working out. Your warm up should be a rehearsal of your workout.
If an injury does occur you have to make sure to manage the injury properly.
Injury Management – Managing a sports injury minimizes the damages and maximizes the chance of full recovery. Taking time off is not only important, it’s necessary. Soft tissue injuries can be managed with RICER – Rest, Ice, compression, Elevation and Referral.