Sprains Health News

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7/4/2017
How to Keep Your Kids Out of the ER This Summer

Emergency physician says make safety your top priority to avoid seasonal threats

3/24/2017
Ouch! How to Tell If You Have a Sprain, a Strain or a Tear

They're not the same and some types of injuries take longer than others to heal

11/17/2016
Study Casts Doubt on Need for Physical Therapy After Ankle Sprain

Rates of 'excellent recovery' similar at 6 months, whether or not the therapy was received

6/23/2016
Sprained Ankle Could Pose Longer-Term Harms to Health

Study finds link between adult injury, more heart and lung problems later

5/13/2016
Health Tip: Recognizing Ankle Sprain

Here are some classic symptoms

6/21/2015
Keep Safety in Mind When Skateboarding

Experts offer tips on how to protect yourself from injury when catching 'air'

6/20/2015
Safety Tips for Water Skiing and Wake Boarding

Thousands injured every year, experts say

6/5/2015
Injuries From High Heels on the Rise

Most of those seeking ER treatment are in their 20s, study says

5/10/2015
When to Ice, When to Heat

Sports medicine experts lay out guidelines for injuries, sore muscles

6/28/2014
Prepare for Summer Sports to Avoid Injury

Wear appropriate footwear, vary your activities, and stretch and warm-up, advises expert

1/24/2014
Shoulders Take a Pounding in High School Football

Wrestling was distant second in large study of interscholastic sports

1/12/2014
Ease Into a Workout Program to Prevent Injuries

Doctors give safety tips for weight-lifting and other regimens

1/8/2014
Ultramarathoners: How's Their Health?

Researchers launch long-term study of these intense runners

12/20/2013
Luggage-Lifting Tips for Safe Travels

Pack like a pro to help avoid injury

9/25/2013
7/29/2013
6/28/2013
As Cheerleading Evolves, Injuries Mount

Experts say it's a competitive sport whose athletes need better protection

4/4/2013
Health Tip: Ice a Sprained Ankle

Cool techniques to ease pain and swelling

3/19/2013
Fewer Kids Getting Hurt in Most Sports, Study Finds

However, football and soccer injuries have risen over past decade

2/19/2013
Injuries Rising Among Young Dancers

Sprains, falls most common, study found

1/13/2013
Snowboarding Tops List of Winter-Sports Injuries

But orthopedic surgeon says deadliest activity is 'skitching'

7/10/2012
Kids' Track Injuries Surge in US

As participation grows, accident rate poses a hurdle

4/26/2012
Preventable Injuries Sideline One-Third of Young Athletes

Survey of parents, kids, coaches finds knowledge gaps about sports safety

4/18/2012
College Athletes in Low-Contact Sports Have More Overuse Injuries

Study found women who play field hockey, soccer, volleyball, softball at most risk

4/6/2012
Overuse Injuries Common Among Female College Athletes

Field hockey, soccer, softball and volleyball accounted for the most strains, inflammation

3/18/2012
Keep Youth Baseball Players Safe on the Field

Avoid overuse-related injuries of the elbows and shoulders, expert says

2/10/2012
Health Tip: A Sprain in the Neck

Here are possible symptoms

12/30/2011
Tips to Keep Winter Sports Injury-Free

Slipping and sliding on skis and skates is fun, but can be hazardous, experts say

10/31/2011
8/17/2011
Sprained Ankles Straining ER Resources, Study Finds

Researchers argue for other approaches to treatment, such as emergency doctor visits

7/8/2011
Ankle Braces May Protect Young Basketball Players

Study found they reduced the number of sprains and fractures high school athletes suffer

6/6/2011
1/30/2011
Running-Related Injuries on the Rise in U.S. Kids: Study

Formal guidelines needed to help adults teach children the proper way to run, expert suggests

10/22/2010
1 in 10 Child Athletes Injured, Experts Say

Here's how parents can help curb the trend

9/9/2010
10% of 2010 Winter Olympians Suffered Injuries

Bobsledding, ice hockey, alpine freestyle skiing proved among most dangerous sports, study says

6/22/2010
Soccer Safety Not Just for the Pros

Even amateurs need to prepare before playing to avoid injury, experts say

5/7/2010
Ankle Braces May Protect Girl Volleyball Players

Device most effective for those who haven't had previous sprain, study says

4/4/2010
Weight Training-Related Injuries on the Rise

Most injuries occur when using free weights, not machines, study finds

3/10/2010
Jump in Kids' Sports Injuries Due to Overuse

Awareness can slow this 'silent epidemic,' prevent long-term problems, expert says

2/15/2010
Elevators Can Bring Injury to Seniors

Researcher urges installation of bigger buttons to stop closing doors

2/11/2010
Fitness a Factor in Snow Shoveling Injuries

Some people just aren't in good enough shape to do it themselves, expert warns

1/5/2010
Health Tip: Caring for an Ankle Sprain

Use RICE (rest, ice, compression and elevation)

11/21/2009
Stunts Raise Injury Risks for Cheerleaders

Type of flooring, greater heights increase potential for trauma, study finds

11/8/2009
Rx for Fall Foot Injuries

Ignoring pain now can take you out of the game later, doctors say

9/27/2009
Autumn Chores Often Hazardous

Take precautions to avoid falls, strains and sprains, experts say

9/24/2009
Bad Economy Really Hurts Some Folks

Many Americans blame acute aches and pains on the recession, survey finds

7/10/2009
Strength Testing Could Reduce Pitching Injuries

Identifying shoulder weakness, preseason training could prevent damage during play, study finds

5/30/2009
When It Comes to Lifting, the Pros Have Your Back

Techniques used by professional movers can help reduce risk of serious injury

5/2/2009
Obese Children More Likely to Suffer Lower Body Injuries

Stress on muscle, bone behind severity of damage, longer recovery, study finds

4/12/2009
A Winning Strategy to Beat Spring Sporting Injuries

Podiatrists suggest proper shoes, warm-up routine can prevent most common foot and ankle problems