Injuries Prevention and First Aid

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Injury is damage to a human body. In many cases, these injuries are due to overuse or acute trauma of a part of the body when participating in a certain activity. People hurt themselves in all kinds of ways when they work out. Common workout injuries include

  • muscle pull
  • shoulder injury
  • knee injuries
  • Sprains—tears to the ligaments that join the ends of bones together. The ankles, knees, and wrists are commonly affected by sprains.
  • Strains—pulls or tears of muscles or tendons (the tissues that attach the muscles to the bones)
  • “Shin splints”—pain along the outside front of the lower leg, commonly seen in runners
  • Achilles tendonitis or rupture of the Achilles tendon—These injuries involve the large band of tissue that connects the calf muscles to the heel
  • Fractures of the bones


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