Top 10 Sports Injuries

As you can imagine there are hundreds of different types of injuries, each entirely different from the other. Thankfully treatment is available to most injuries which allows us to continue enjoying our favorite sports for as long as possible. Here are the top 10 most common sports injuries

  • Ankle
    Ankle sprain
    ; the outside ankle ligaments are damaged.
  • Knee
    Dislocation or cartilage tear.
  • Elbow
    Prolonged injuries such as tennis elbow.
  • Shoulder
    A stretch or tear in the muscles used in throwing.
  • Hamstring
    A stretch or tear of the muscle(s) at the back of the leg.
  • Calf strain
    A stretch or tear of the calf muscle(s)
  • Shin
    Contusions (bruises) of the shin, and shinsplints, a stretch or tear of the shin muscle(s)
  • Achilles Tendon
    The tendon that connects from the calf muscle to the heel is stretched or torn.
  • Back
    Ligament, tendon or disc damage.
  • Fingers
  • Stretched ligaments or dislocation from the hand and fingers.