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NICK CORVINE 10 TH GRADE HEALTH Common Sports Injuries.

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2 NICK CORVINE 10 TH GRADE HEALTH Common Sports Injuries

3 Top 10 Most Common Sports Injuries Muscle Pull Neck Strain and Pain Frozen Shoulder Injury Strained Lower Back Injury Tennis Elbow-Tendonitis

4 Top 10 Most Common Sports Injuries (Cont.) Runner’s Knee Shin Splints Sprained Ankle Achilles Tendonitis Foot Arch Sprain

5 Head Injuries Three main types: Concussion, Compression, Skull Fracture Caused by direct blow to head Symptoms  Dizziness  Sickness  Headache  Tinnitus

6 Turf Toe Pain at base of big toe Treated mainly by RICE Caused by:  Jamming the toe  Pushing off repeatedly when running

7 Frozen Shoulder Stiffness and pain in shoulder joint Overuse of tendons, ligaments, and bones in shoulder joint Three stages:  Painful  Frozen  Thawing Women over 40 likely to get this

8 Broken Collarbone Shoulder pain and difficulty moving arm Swelling and bruising around clavicle Causes:  Falling on outstretched hand  Fall and hit the outside of the shoulder  Direct hit to the clavicle

9 Runner’s Knee Pain behind or around kneecap Painful when bending the knee More painful when walking down stairs Caused by:  Overuse  Fall or blow to the knee  Misalignment

10 Shin Splints Pain along or behind shin bone Tenderness, soreness, or pain in lower leg, Causes:  Running downhill  Running on a slanted or tilted surface  Running in worn-out footwear  Playing sports with frequent starts and stops

11 Sprained Ankle Rolling, twisting, or turning ankle awkwardly Could tear through ligaments Symptoms:  Pain  Swelling and, sometimes, bruising  Restricted range of motion

12 Tennis Elbow Overuse and muscle strain injury Rest and over the counter medicine Symptoms:  Difficulty shaking hands  Difficulty turning a doorknob  Difficulty holding a coffee cup

13 Groin Pull Muscle gets stretched to far Severe tears muscle fibers can tear Three types all pretty painful  Grade I  Grade II  Grade III

14 Neck Strain and Pain Pretty Painful Could feel dizziness, numbness, weakness Neck stiffness is also a concern Caused by:  Whiplash  Rotation of head  Compression

15 Knee Sprain Injuring a ligament around knee joint Excessive stretching of knee joint Symptoms:  Bruising  Leg can’t bear weight  Can not bend knee joint

16 Osgood Schlatters Painful lump below kneecap Children and adolescents experiencing growth spurts Symptoms include:  Pain  Swelling  Tenderness  Knee pain that worsens with activity

17 Wrist Sprain Falls onto outstretched hands Three types grades 1-3 Symptoms:  Swelling in wrist  Pain at time of injury  Bruising  Tenderness

18 Broken Foot Overuse of the foot during activities Impact during activites Symptoms:  Swelling  Immediate throbbing pain  Bruising

19 Broken Arm A bone in the arm has cracked Falling during play Direct blow during an activity Symptoms:  Severe pain  Swelling  Bruising

20 Broken Ribs Happens more in contact sports More often ribs are just cracked, still serious Symptoms:  Pain when taking deep breath  Pain when pressing on injury

21 Broken Leg Crack in one of the bones of leg Serious breaks may lead to screws in leg Symptoms:  Severe pain, which may worsen with movement  Swelling  Tenderness  Bruising

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