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Prevent strains and sprains during sports play

 

Last updated 8/15/2019 at 2:28pm

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Players must weigh the benefits against the potential for injury carefully while educating themselves about ways to prevent injuries.

TEMECULA – Scholastic sports are popular activities. While playing sports has many benefits, including increased physical activity, that impact both the body and the mind, such participation is not without risk. Players must weigh the benefits against the potential for injury carefully while educating themselves about ways to prevent injuries.

Massachusetts General Hospital Orthopaedics said that the majority of sports injuries are a result of minor trauma to muscles, ligaments and tendons. These are commonly called sprains and strains. A strain is an injury to either a muscle or a tendo...



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