Sports Injuries

We have information on hundreds of sports injuries and conditions. We explain symptoms & diagnosis, treatment, sports taping, massage and rehabilitation exercises.

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We have information on hundreds of sports injuries and conditions. Select from the options below to view sports injuries by body area as well as by type, sport and children’s injuries.


Common sports injuries by body area

Select the common sports injury or location of pain:

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Chest & Abdomen

The most common chest and abdomen injuries are:

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Elbow & Arm

Select the specific sports injury or pain location:

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Sports injuries affecting children

A number of sports injuries either affect only children or are far more common in young athletes.

Sports-specific injuries

Some injuries and conditions are particularly common in specific sports. Select your sport from the options below to view more:


Sports injuries by type

Muscle injuries

The following are different types of sports injury which are muscle related:

Joint injuries

Injuries to joints result in damage to a range of structures:

  • Ligament sprains
  • Meniscus tear
  • Articular cartilage
  • Dislocations
  • Impingement

Bone injuries

The following sports injuries occur in bones:

  • Acute fractures
  • Periosteal contusion
  • Stress fractures
  • Apophysitis
  • Osteitis
  • Periostitis

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