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Sports Injury

Sports injury introduction: Sports injury refers to all kinds of injuries caused by sports activities such as abrasion, sprain and strain. Athletes would easily get hurt during sports activities, common injured sites are ankles, knees and fingers, depending on which kind of sport involved.

Symptoms: pain as majority, would encounter joint dislocation or bone fracture for severe cases.

Consequence: joint inflammation, muscle strains, ligamentous sprains, cartilage injury, joint dislocation and bone fracture.

Cause: Common causes are overuse, improper posture, lack of warm-up, direct impact, etc.

Treatments:

Medications: NSAIDS.

Physiotherapy: cryotherapy, short wave diathermy, ultrasound, interferential therapy, etc for inflammation control.

Surgical operation: indicated for complicated bone fractures.