Sports Specific Injuries

Select from the options below to view information on sports injuries common to that particular sport.

Running injuries

Running Injuries

Running injuries are usually overuse injuries of the foot, lower leg, knee, and hip. View the most common injuries here as well as when to seek medical advice and top tips for avoiding running injuries. Common …

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Rugby injuries

Rugby Injuries

Rugby injuries are common due to the physicality and contact nature of the sport. In most cases, the only protection a rugby player wears is a gum shield, although shoulder padding and scrum cap head …

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Netball injuries

Netball Injuries

Netball injuries can be sudden onset acute injuries, for example, finger sprains and hand injuries. Or they may develop over time through overuse, especially to shoulders and knees. Netball has similar demands to basketball, involving …

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Tennis injuries

Tennis Injuries

Here we look at some of the most common injuries in the game of Tennis, as well as what you can do to try to prevent tennis injuries. Tennis injuries are often in the upper …

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Skiing injuries

Skiing Injuries

Although skiing has a reputation as a dangerous sport, research has shown that general skiing injury rates have reduced by 50% over the last fifteen years. Even so, Skiing injuries can be particularly nasty when …

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