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Regular exercise and sports are important for your body. Doing sports has many health benefits. However, sports does come with some risks. Many people experience sports-related injuries from minor cramps to muscle strains that can effect your every day life. In more serious injuries such as torn cartilages or broken bones, people can not even perform daily activities.
Types of Sports Injuries
There are two type of sport injuries. One is acute sports injury and the other is chronic sports injury.
Acute Sports Injury: Injury that occurs suddenly, such as a sprained ankle caused by a awkward landing.
Chronic Sports Injury: Injury that is caused by repeated overuse of muscle groups and joints. Poor technique and structural abnormalities can contribute to it.
Common Sports Injuries
– Ankle Sprain
– Cuts and Abrasions
– Dental Damage
– Groin Strain
– Hamstring Strain
– Knee Joint Injury
– Nose Injuries
– Stress Fractures
Causes of Sports Injuries
Sports injuries are commonly caused by overuse, direct impact, or the application of force that greater than the body part can structurally withstand.
Sports Injuries are also caused by the following:
– Overdoing sports
– Poor Equipment & Accidents
– Poor Technique
– Over estimating your fitness
At PSW Acupuncture, we use acupuncture to treat sports-related injuries. Acupuncture has very successful record with sport-related injuries. Many professional sportsmen and teams have acupuncturists on staff. Acupuncture has been practiced since centuries to treat acute injuries caused by intense or repetitive work. If you are suffering from sport injury, please give us a call or contact online for consultation.