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soft tissue injuries

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method of reducing soft tissue injuries warming up well - 10 ~ 15 minutes
method of reducing soft tissue injuries correct equipment and gear for the sport
method of reducing soft tissue injuries observe/check the playing area for hazards ~ stones, glass, sticks
method of reducing soft tissue injuries playing by the rules
method of reducing soft tissue injuries overtraining
method of reducing soft tissue injuries warming down
method of reducing soft tissue injuries hydration
muscle tears and strains this is the process where muscle fibres are stretched or torn apart. This usually occurs in the belly of the muscle and takes a long time to heal . tears usually require surgery
concussion concussion occurs when there is a blow or knock to the head. it is a a form of brain injury . where the patient may feel dizzy, nausea and disorientation. Need to be very careful about returning to play as can cause very serious long term brain injuries.
bruising bruises result from impact type injuries resulting in internal bleeding and swelling. after a number of hours the bruise may appear a plum or blue colour.
cartilage damage cartilage is a cushion between bones. When a cartilage is damaged or worn away it usually requires surgery. Cartilage has a poor blood supply and often takes a long time to heal.
cuts and grazes is a skin wound where tissue and nerves are damaged. Compression and elevation is required to reduce blood flow.
Created by: Ella.scopas
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