Everyone is at risk of sports injuries. Athletes, active adults and children are prone to injuries when playing a sport or exercising. It is incorrect that sports injuries happen to only athletes. Children are in fact more at risk as they are always active and playing. Even active adults who practice any kind of exercise or play a sport regularly are going to face an injury once in a while.
People who haven’t been regularly active, do not warm up properly before starting an exercise or play contact Sports or practice Martial arts, regardless of gender, are at risk of sports injuries. The sports injuries can be of different kinds, having different symptoms and complications.
When muscles get over-stressed or get teared, a sprain is caused. This can happen when lifting too much weight or exercising without warm up. Certain times the muscles get swollen due to an injury. Actually swelling is nothing but a natural reaction of the body to an injury. Though they are painful and weak, it’s the body’s way of defending itself. It particularly happens when one faces a knee injury.
There is Achilles tendon at the back of the ankle which is a thin and powerful tendon. This tendon can break or get raptured while playing a sport. It causes severe and sudden pain leaving the person unable to walk or too painful to walk. Fractures can also happen when a bone gets broken. Sports injuries can dislocate a bone in the body. There are many types of sports injuries happening to active people regularly. A sports medicine doctor should be consulted before the situation worsens.