Sports Injuries Directory
Sports injuries can happen to anyone. Most people have experienced minor injuries, such as an ankle sprain or a pulled muscle. Some injuries, such as tennis elbow, are due to overuse. Others, such as a concussion, are due to trauma. Some causes of sports injuries may be faulty equipment, improper warming up, or trying to increase your activity level too quickly. There are many other causes of injuries. Rest and ice may be sufficient treatment for minor injuries, but when in doubt, see your doctor. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how sports injuries are caused, what they look like, how to treat them, and much more.
How to Avoid Knee Injuries
Learn more from WebMD about knee injuries, which are far more common in women than in men, and how to avoid them.
The Basics of Dislocation
WebMD gives you the basics on joint dislocation.
Tips to Prevent Tooth and Mouth Injuries
Learn how to protect yourself from tooth and mouth injuries.
Treatment for a Black Eye
WebMD's guide to treating a black eye.
Study Garners no Support for Back Belts as Injury Preventers
Back-support belts may be more of a fashion statement than a workplace injury-prevention device, suggest researchers from the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health.
Brain Injuries: Treatment and Recovery of Francesco Bertolotti of Modena (Italy)
The Associated Press reported that Bertolotti was hit with an uppercut and struck his head on the floor when he fell.
Anna Kournikova, Tennis Player
Born in Russia and now living in Miami, Anna Kournikova, who will be 19 in June, turned pro in October 1995.
Shoulder Injury: Treatment and Recovery of Cade McNown of Chicago Bears
McNown landed on his throwing shoulder, with the tackler's weight on him.
Fitness After Injury
Find out how Yolanda, a 56-year-old woman with knee and back problems, has overcome injuries to stay strong.
Arthritis at Any Age
The father of fitness walking, Dr. James Rippe, discusses arthritis.
Exercising When You Have Health Problems
James Rippe discusses how to push through exercise when you have health problems.
Are You Exercising Too Much?
All those extra hours in the gym may be doing more harm than good.
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Risky Exercises and Better Bets
Workout not working? Who has time to waste on ineffective, risky exercises? Not you. So ditch these seven moves which may not deliver the results you want -- and may even cause injury
The 30-Minute Workout Routine
Think you don't have time to work out? You do! Intensity is key, especially if you don't have much time. Get moving with this 30 minute "quickie" routine that includes cardio and resistance training for each major muscle group.
7 Exercises That Really Work
See how to properly perform seven exercises including squats, lunges, crunches, and the bend-over row. Good technique is a must for effective and safe workouts.
What Is My Rotator Cuff?
Your shoulder does a lot of important things you might take for granted. Learn more about what your rotator cuff does and what may be making it hurt.