When you participate in any form of sports, whether competitive or recreational, it is inevitable that your body will be subjected to extreme levels of stress. Often, these result in stress and trauma injuries such as bruising, tenderness, swelling, or more serious muscle sprains, tears in nerve tissue, or concussion. Unfortunately, it also means staying off the sport for an extended period, a notion that is pure terror for active sports-persons.
Here’s a look at 4 typical injuries, the symptoms and how it occurs, and how to recover with science-led exercise regimes, led by physical therapists or exercise scientists.
Infographic by – Concordia University, St. Paul